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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. 10 or more narrow, deep lobes almost to midrib.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: elliptical with 4 edges.

Edible

Leaves: cooked or raw.

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