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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Polygonum maculosa

Renouée persicaire
Redleg

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

4 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

10-60 cm

Description

Swollen, jointed stems. Damp habitats, irrigation ditches. Formerly known as Polygonum persicaria.

Flowers

flowerhead in a dense spike of tiny pink flowers, 4-5 cm long.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, wider in the middle, pointed, dark blotch on leaf blade, alternate on the stem, without stalks.

Fruits Seeds

Drupe: a cluster of 1-seeded fruit, oval, black, 1.5-3 mm.

Edible

Leaves and shoots when young, as vegetable or salad.

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