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Filipendula ulmaria Ulmaire , vignette, Herbe aux abeilles, Grande Potentille, Barbe de Chèvre, Ornière,  Ormère, Pied de Boue Famille : rosacées Article et photos de Nathalie Pandolfo Les druides avaient…

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Ginkgo biloba

I come from the mists of time, I have survived all the tumults, all the cataclysms, all the horrors.
I am a botanical enigma, a sublime solitude, a miracle.

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The scots pine

With my red trunk and blue foliage, I am the most beautiful pine in Europe. A tireless explorer, I can be found from the Gaelic land on the edge of the Urals, from the endless Siberian forests to the Andalusian Cordilleras.

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The plane tree

My leaf is webbed like a blessing hand, my fruit is a ball swollen with fertile seeds like an ovary, one can find refuge and consolation in the hollow of my trunk or in the shade of my branches.

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The pectinated fir tree

I am the tree of traditions, of warm family vigils, of the feverish impatience of the children and of the glittering balls in which the candles are reflected.

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The poplar tree

I follow the long silhouette, the sinister flame lined up along the roads like a procession of convicts. Elegant spindle ill-treated by the rains and gusts of wind that scatter my seeds.

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The larch tree

I sprinkle the slopes of the mountains with gold, dressing their autumn in a sumptuous mantle, before raining down my soft and supple needles when the frosts of winter come.

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The ash tree

I'm a little lazy, yet I'm found everywhere in the hands of the workers: in the handles of their shovels, rakes or axes.

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The beech tree

Ah, if men did not exist, I would cover the whole of Europe with dark forests like green cathedrals, with erect trunks for pillars.

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The yew tree

Je suis le compagnon des hommes depuis des siècles mais notre relation est très particulière. Je veille sur les tombes de leurs aïeux, sombre vigie immobile, ombrageux esprits de leurs ancêtres.

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Le tilleul

Arbre féminin, je suis la douceur et la gourmandise. Le miellat de mes feuilles est sucé par les pucerons et les cochenilles puis léché par les abeilles.

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Le pissenlit

Il y a plus de 1000 espèces et sous-espèces de pissenlits. Plante vivace qui fleurit en mai/juin, il est très commun dans les friches, les terrains vagues, les prairies,le bord des routes.

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L’achillée millefeuille

Achillea millefolium herbe militaire, herbe aux coupures, herbe de la Saint Jean, sourcils de vénus Famille : Asteracées Article et photos de Nathalie PandolfoSelon la mythologie grecque, le centaure Chiron,…

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Le chêne

I cross the centuries from the tops of cathedrals and majestic castles built of my noble and hard wood.

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L’épicéa

I am the tree of the North, of the dark mountain scenery. I protect men and paths from avalanches and rock falls.

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