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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Verbascum sinuatum

Molène sinuée

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

50-150 cm

Description

The most common Verbascum in the region with robust stems and slightly curved branches, like a candelabra.

Wrapping Verbascum sinuatum around a stick then moving it through water, results in fish jumping out of the water, becoming an easy catch; it is poisonous to fish.

Flowers

The numerous 5-petalled flowers are bright yellow with purple hairy filaments.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Basal rosette: oval, long, pointed, woolly, undulated margins.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: round.

Edible

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