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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Reseda alba

Réséda alba
White Mignonette

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

8-9 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Pinnatisect

Height

to 80 cm

Description

A branched perennial. The flower stalk which takes up most of the upper stem is densely packed with white flowers.

Flowers

Flowers fragrant, white with pronounced yellow stamens. Each flower has 5-6 sepals, linear and pointed and 5-6 petals, with each petal divided into 3 long, narrow lobes.

Leaves

Pinnatisect leaf is deeply lobed, almost to the central midrib. Ten or more narrow, deep lobes almost to midrib.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: elliptical with 4 edges.

Edible

Leaves: cooked or raw.

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