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Thlaspi perfolatium

Tabouret perfolié
Perfoliate Pennycress

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

tiny

Flowering months

March,

April

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic,

Perfoliate

Height

10-20 cm

Description

Dry, grassy areas.

Flowers

Small white flowers in clusters are neatly spiralled along the stem.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle, Perfoliate leaf stem on the flat underside of the leaf, and appears to pass through the leafto pass through the leaf. Rosette leaves: oval to long, pointed, serrated, shiny, green-violet.
Stem leaves embrace the stem, appearing to be pierced by the stalk.

Fruits Seeds

Silique: two fused carpels, heart-shaped, concave, stalked.

Edible

Leaves: rich in Vitamin C and sulphur, peppery to the taste.

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