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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Valeriana tuberosa

Valériane tubéreuse
Tuberous Valerian

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

5 mm

Flowering months

April,

May

Leaf type

Spatulate,

Pinnate

Height

up to 50 cm

Description

A tuberous perennial having enlarged underground structures for storage of nutrients.

Flowers resemble Red Valerian, but the inflorescence is shorter, more compact and paler pink.

Flowers

A fragrant plant. The flowerhead is pale-pink, dome-shaped.

Leaves

Spatulate broad end of the leaf tapers to the point of connection with the plant stem, Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. Basal leaves: broad end tapers to base, greyish-green.
Upper leaves: rows of leaflets on either side of the stem.

Fruits Seeds

A cluster of 1-seeded fruit, hairy.

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