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Parietaria judaica

Pariétaire diffuse
Pellitory of the Wall

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

green

Flower size

3-5 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

40 cm

Description

This plant grows abundantly in and over walls, not particularly attractive, but consistent and easy to pull out. A tufted, sprawling hairy perennial, stems reddish, much branched.

The pollen can cause allergic reactions.

Flowers

The flowers are very small, in round clusters along the stem.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval, pointed, 1-7 cm.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of small 1-seeded fruit, black.

Edible

Leaves, when young.

Medical

Flowering plant: known as being an old remedy to improve kidney functioning.

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