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 lutea

Réséda sauvage
Wild Mignonette

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

7-9 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Pinnately lobed

Height

40-70 cm

Description

A clump-forming, bushy perennial or sometimes biennial, woody at the base. Grows on calcareous soil.

Flowers

The conical, slender flower spike has many small flowers. Each individual flower is pale yellow with 6 petals and sepals and 12-13 stamens. Petals deeply lobed, upper petals with 3 lobes.

Leaves

Pinnately lobed leaf with lobes both sides of a central midrib. 3-5 long narrow lobes with undulated margins, rough.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: 7-9 mm long.

Edible

Leaves: cooked or raw.

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