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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Alliaria petiolata

Alliaire officinale
Jack-by-the-Hedge

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

4-8 mm

Flowering months

April,

May

Leaf type

Cordate

Height

to 1 m

Description

A plant that likes fertile soil; grows along hedges or in forests in semi-shade.

Flowers

Flowers in a cluster at the top of the branches.

Leaves

Cordate heart-shaped. Heart-shaped, pointed, serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: 3-4 cm long.

Edible

The young leaves and flowers have a garlic flavour. Seeds taste like mustard seeds. When green and fleshy the seed pods can be fried or steamed.

Medical

Leaves and stems: have antiseptic properties, rich in vitamin C.

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