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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995

Flowers. Jan-June

Tall. Med - Very Tall

Flower. White, 20-40 mm, borne on a much-branched inflorescence. The tepals have a pinkish-brown vein in the middle, usually about 15 mm long. Bracts are whitish.

Leaves. Grey-green basal leaves, 30-45 cm long, flat and narrow, very pointed, slightly vee-shaped, 12-30 mm wide.

Habitat. Garrigue, ollive groves, open pine forests, rocky slopes, seashore (our found on the Ile de Porquerolles), waste ground and roadsides.

Pod. 6-8 mm diameter.