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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Veronica anagalis

Véronique mouron d’eau
Blue Water Speedwell

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

blue

Flower size

5-10 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

30-40 cm

Description

Full name Veronica anagalis-aquatica. Colonizes in wet places such as streams and irrigation ditches.

Flowers

Pale blue flowers with violet lines, borne in long slender racemes.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Basal leaves: stalked, long, pointed, opposite on the stem, scarcely serrated, light green. Upper leaves: clasping the stem. No space between basal and upper leaves.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: round-elliptical.

Edible

Leaves and stalks: must be heated through to kill harmful pathogens.

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