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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Viburnum tinus

Laurier-tin
Laurustinus

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

6-9 mm

Flowering months

January,

February,

March,

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Ovate

Height

3 m

Description

Viburnum tinus is a common shrub in our area, in light woodland, hedges and cultivated in gardens.

Flowers

Flowers are pink in bud, turning into dense rather flattened white heads, sometimes flushed with pink.

Leaves

Ovate leaf is egg-shaped, wider at base. Egg-shaped, opposite on the stem, leathery, dull green, pointed.

Fruits Seeds

Drupe: outer fleshy part surrounds a pit with a seed inside, blue-black metallic in colour, 6-8 mm.

Medical

Leaves: as an infusion to lower temperature and reduce fever.

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