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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Eruca vesicaria

Roquette
Rocket

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Littoral

Flower colour

white

Flower size

18-30 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Pinnatisect

Height

20-80 cm

Description

A scrambling or erect plant. Cultivated, waste and disturbed ground.

Flowers

The flowers are creamy-white with purple veins, 4-petalled with gaps between the petals.

Leaves

Pinnatisect leaf is deeply lobed, almost to the central midrib. Deeply lobed, with 4-10 lobes almost to central midrib, the terminal lobe being the largest.

Fruits Seeds

Silique: an elongated, beaked fruit, 12-25 mm long.

Edible

The cultivated ‘Roquette’ used in a salad is a close relative.

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