Wild Flowers Provence

Identify wild flowers, trees, shrubs, orchids and other plants in Provence, France.

Environ 2800 photos de près de 700 plantes sauvages.  Comment le voir en français.
Around 2800 photos of nearly 700 wild plants.
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Urospermum dalechampii

Urosperme de Dalechamps
Urospermum

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

35-50 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic,

Pinnatisect

Height

25-40 cm

Description

An attractive, sturdy plant with a long flowering season.

Grassy paths, fields, roadsides.

Flowers

Flowers are sulphur yellow, often with a black centre, solitary. Layers of notched ray florets, the outer layer flushed with red.

Leaves

Pinnatisect leaf is deeply lobed, almost to the central midrib, Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Basal leaves: deeply lobed, almost to central midrib.
Upper leaves: oval to long, pointed, sometimes serrated, clasping the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a large cluster of 1-seeded fruit with feathery hair.

Edible

Leaves: bitter.

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