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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Mentha suaveolens

Menthe odorante
Round-leaved Mint

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

2-3 mm

Flowering months

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

to 90 cm

Description

Mint-and-apple scented. A hairy perennial on leafy creeping and erect stems, branched.

Damp ground that often dries out in summer.

Flowers

The flowers, white to pink, are borne in spikes, 3-6 cm.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval to round, wrinkled, serrated without stalks, light green above, white downy beneath, 4-5 cm.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: 1-4 small nuts that do not split open when ripe, enclosed within the calyx.

Edible

Leaves: many culinary uses with meat, fish, egg, fruit dishes, jellies, hot and cold beverages, sauces and vinegar.

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