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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Amaranthus retroflexus

Amaranthe réfléchie
Pigweed

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

green

Flower size

2-3 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

20-80 cm

Description

Originally from the Americas.

Flowers

Densely branched flower spike with green flowers, interspersed with spiny green bracts, the central spike being the longest.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval shaped, pale green, stalked, 15 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: splits open to release seeds.

Edible

Leaves: in spring, raw or cooked.
Seeds: in summer, raw or roasted.

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