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 tenuifolia

Vesce à feuilles étroites
Fine-leaved Vetch

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

12-16 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

to 2 m

Description

The closest relatives to the Vicias are the lentils and peas.

Flowers

Flowers purple, in a long spike, the individual flower with some resemblance to a bird.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 8-12 pairs of leaflets on either side of the stem with a terminal leaflet.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: brown, hairless, 10-25 mm.

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