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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995



Flowers. Apr-Aug

Tall. Very Tall

Flower. Solitary, pink to purplish. Short stalked. The epicalyx lobes are oval and slightly shorter than the sepals. There's a clear gap at the base of the petals.

Leaves. Variable; lower usually 3-lobed; upper oblong to lanceolate, often slightly 3-lobed.

Habitat. Edges of fields, rivers and streams; hedgerows and damp places. Many along ditches and the sides of small roads in the Var department (usually smaller that 2 m).

Pod. Nutlets are hairy or bristly.