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 roseum

Ail rose
Rosy Garlic

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

7-12 mm

Flowering months

April,

May

Leaf type

Linear

Height

60 cm

Description

This plant has two ways of propagating, through seeds and through aerial bulbs. These small red bulbs (bulbils), when mature, fall to the ground to form new plants.

Flowers

A leafless stalk with a cluster (7 cm) of pink flowers.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Broadly linear, long and narrow with 2-4 leaves.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: splits open on 2 or more seams.

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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