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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Vicia sepium

Vesce des haies
Bush Vetch

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Les Maures

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

12-15 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

to 1 m

Description

This is a nitrogen-fixing, leguminous climbing plant that grows in hedgerows, grasslands, edges of forest, road sides.

Flowers

Flowers in clusters, 2-6 in a cluster, hairy.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 3-9 pairs of elongated leaflets on either side of the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: black, 12-15 mm long, hairless.

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