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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Daucus carota

La carotte sauvage
Wild Carrot

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

umbel 50-100 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

up to 1 m

Description

When the flowers turn to seed they contract and become concave. A plant that flowers throughout the summer and is particularly abundant in the later months.

Chalk grassland, roadsides.

Flowers

Flowers grow in umbels, white or tinged with pink, with a tiny purple flower in the centre.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. Rows of leaflets on either side of the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Schizocarp: oblong in shape, spiny, 2-4 mm.

Edible

Leaves, flowers, roots and seeds.

Medical

All parts of the plant: as a diuretic, it soothes the digestive tract and stimulates the uterus.

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