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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Allium neapolitanum

Ail blanc
Naples Garlic

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

20 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April,

May

Leaf type

Linear

Height

20-50 cm

Description

The stalk itself is leafless, triangular in cross section.

Flowers

The flowers are long stalked, cup-shaped in the form of a cluster (5-9 cm).

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Broadly linear, long and narrow, wider at the base, pointed, prominent vein, 2-4 leaves surrounding the lower end of the flower stalk.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: stays a long time on the plant.

Edible

Leaves, flowers and bulbs have a garlic flavour, containing sulphur compounds.

Medical

All Alliums contain iron and vitamins and are slightly antibiotic.

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