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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Eryngium campestre

Panicaut champêtre
Field Eryngo

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

10-15 mm

Flowering months

July,

August

Leaf type

Pinnatisect

Height

40-75 cm

Description

Much branched perennial.

Dry habitats, grassy or stony, coastal or inland.

Flowers

The tiny white flowers are hidden inside green bracts, together they form a whitish-greenish ball.

Leaves

Pinnatisect leaf is deeply lobed, almost to the central midrib. Lobed almost to central midrib, spiny, whitish-green, alternate on the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Schizocarp: splits in 2 parts when ripe.

Edible

Roots: were made into candied sweets or boiled and roasted as a vegetable.

Medical

Roots: an infusion was made from the roots to treat coughs, whooping coughs and urinary infections.

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