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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Silene vulgaris

Silène enflé
Bladder Campion

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

12-16 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Linear,

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

20-80 cm

Description

Roadsides, waste ground.

Flowers

Flowers in lax, branched clusters, petals deeply notched.
The pinkish calyx tube is inflated, bladder-like, with 6 teeth at the edge of the calyx.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle, Elliptic oval leaf. Variable from linear to long to oval, opposite on the stem, fleshy.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: with 6 teeth.

Edible

Leaves and shoots: edible when young.

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