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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Rosa sempervirens

Eglantier sempervirent
Evergreen Rose

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Les Maures

Flower colour

white

Flower size

25-40 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

1-5 m

Description

A native to the region. It has a scrambling, trailing habit. The branches have few thorns, these are recurved.

Flowers

The flowers are borne in clusters of 3-7. The style in the centre of the rose is raised.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 5-7 pairs of oval to oblong, glossy leaflets on either side of the stem, serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Hip: containing numerous seeds, egg-shaped, red when ripe, 10 mm.

Edible

Hips: hairy seeds need to be removed. Makes an excellent jelly or syrup. A very good source of vitamin C.

Medical

Fruit: astringent, to treat diarrhoea.

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