Wild flora


Latin name : Smyrnium olusatrum

Uses : Tall mediterranean plant the smell of which is characteristic, imported by the Romans, fully aromatic edible plant Its root can be eaten like fennel, leaves like spinach and seed like pepper

Bittersweet or Nightshade

Latin name :Solanum dulcamara

Uses : Toxic plant

Joint pains treatment; homeopathic treatment associated with dampness

Black nightshade

Latin name : Solanum nigrum

Uses : Solanaceae Class

Sharp flowers, prominent yellow stamens

Green berries becoming dark

Toxic plant


Latin name :Arctium lappa

Uses : Dermatosis, acne, insects stings or bites treatment

Common Bird's-foot-trefoil

Latin name :Lotus corniculatus

Uses : Sedative and relaxing

Common Mallow

Latin name :Malva sylvestris

Utilisation : Edible plant: its young leaves, floral buds and flowers can be eaten Medicinal plant: its leaves and flowers soothe coughing. External use: skin soothing and moisturizing, abcess and boil relieving.

Mouth ulcers and gum diseases relieving

Common Marjaran

Latin name : Origanum majorana

Uses : Aromatic plant which flavours dishes

Sedative and soothing plant; digestion bettering

Common Nettle

Latin name :Urtica dioica

Uses : High A, B2, C, E vitamin, calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium content

Tonic, diuretic, depurative, anti-rheumatic and anti-haemorrhagic plant

Edible plant: soups, tarts, quiches, herbal teas are much appreciated

Bio-farming: its nettle-slurry eases the plants growing and fights parasites.


Latin name : Symphytum officinalis

Uses : Its root brings healing, anti-inflammatory actions


Latin name : Bellis perennis

Uses : Its oily maceration carries tone and firming improvements to skin


Latin name : Taraxacum officinalis

Uses : Depurative, diuretic features to enforce liver and kidneys functions


Latin name :Sambucus nigra

Uses: the flowers increase bronchial secretions

Flowers , berries, and bark have diuretic and laxative effects.

A fermented drink can be made from its berries

Evening primrose

Latin name :Oenothera biennis

Uses : This medicinal plant seed produce an oil which softens skin, fluidizes blood circulatory and stimulates overall; high 3-omega content

Edible plant: its young leaves and flowers can be eaten uncooked unlike the root which must be eaten cooked

Everlasting flower

Latin name : Helichrysum arenaria

Uses : Aromatic plant : it flavours some dishes and keeps off mites inside wardrobes. Medicinal plant: its essential oil can be extracted from and relieves injuries, blows and shocks, thanks to its anti-inflammatory quality


Latin name :Foeniculum vulgare

Uses : Aromatic, edible, medicinal plant which flavours dishes, betters digestion and stomachaches. Anti-spasmodic feature which relieves muscle pains As a galactogenetic plant, it enforces breast milk. An essential oil can be extracted from

Garlic mustard

Latin name : Allaria petiolata

Uses : With its Garlic savour, this plant can be eaten as condiment

Germander Speedwell

Latin name :Veronica officinalis

Uses : Cold, cough and skin deseases treatment

Great mullein

Latin name :Verbascum thapus

Uses : Medicinal plant: coughing soothing by external use and eczema, burns, or scabies relieving …

In the past its wilted pitched floral ramer has been used to have lighting

Tinctorial plant: its flowers produce a greeny yellowish colour to have one’s hair tinted as it was done in the past

Greater celandine

Latin name : Chelidonium majus

Uses : Biliary secretion increasing. Warts and corns are relieved by its latex


Latin name : Crataegus monogyna

Uses : Medicinal plant: Stimulating cardiovascular action to treat heart and bloodvessels in the same time. Sedative action to fight the sleep troubles Its red berries are called haws, and jams or cakes can be cooked from


Latin name :Viola tricolor

Uses : Expectorant, easing, emollient qualities; coughing treatment


Latin name :Calendula officinalis

Uses : skin problems such as inflammation, scarring, dermatosis treatment

Digestion bettering

Marine Camomile

Latin name : Matricaria maritima

Uses : It looks like German Camomile (Matricaria recutita)

Its decoction helps rinsing hair and gives it nice lights

The sensitive skin can be soothed in case of rudinesses, allergies… .

Marsh mallow

Latin name :Althea officinalis

Uses :Medicinal plant: its root, leaves and flowers can be used. Coughing and respiratory tracts treatment, sore throats garglings, diarrhoeas and stomachaches improving


Latin name :Ononis spinosa

Uses : diuretic plant

Ribwort Plantain

Latin name : Plantago lanceolata

Uses : Medicinal plant: antiseptic and healing qualities

colds treatment; the freshly cut plant can be applied on common nettle or insects stings

Edible plant: its young leaves can be snipped on lettuces


Latin name :Roquette Diplotaxis

Uses : Edible plant: its young leaves and flowers can be eaten, peppery tasting leaves and honey-sweetened flowers

Medicinal plant: stimulating, anti-scorbutic, depurative features; high C-vitamin content


Latin name:Cistus ladaniferus

Uses : Haemostatic plant used to fight bleedings and micro-cuts like cuts with a razor for instance.

It is used for healing and restoring skin as well as wounds, cuts and acne sufferings.

Bettering micro-circulation.

Saint John's wort

Latin name :Hypericum perforatum

Uses : When looking at leaves by the light, small translucent glands appear making a crowded perforations feeling. Nervous breakdowns relief Its extracted oil can be used to treat sunburns or whatever burn. Care of photosensitizing.

Tinctorial plant: flowers produce a reddish-brown colour while the whole plant gives a brown-yellow colour

Sea fennel

Latin name :Crithmum maritimum

Uses : High-grade of mineral salts and C-vitamin, it is also called ‘stone-drill’ because of growing right on rocks and sea-cliffs. Edible plante : strong lemony smell to flavour salads Macerating into vinegar like gherkins. Medicinal stimulating plant to have an aperitif

Toning and regenerative ability cosmetic plant

Diuretic, depurative and anti-cellulite essential oil

Shepherd's purse

Latin name: Capsella bursa pastoris

Uses :

Heamostatic, bleeding wounds treatment

Its young leaves can be eaten as green salad


Latin name : Euphorbia paralas

Uses : Toxic plant which provides a yellowish latex to burn off warts


Latin name : Datura stramonium

Uses : Toxic hallucinogenic plant

Medicinal plant : asthma and cough relieving

Watermint / Spearmint / Peppermint

Latin name : Mentha aquatica / Mentha viridis / Mentha piperata

Uses : Digestion bettering

Muscle relaxing

Bad headache treatment

Wild Carrot

Latin name : Daucus carota

Uses : With a high A-vitamin content, named the carotin. Medicinal plant: its root is used for its diuretic and stimulating action, which aids digestion and liver. External use: to treat the light degree burns, ulcers and eczemas. Tinctorial plant: flowers and tops produce yellowness. The essential oil steming from the cultivated carrot seed firms up skin and lightens complexion. The seed are also used to flavour dishes.

Wild rose

Latin name : Rosa canina

Uses : Medicinal plant: its berries are called rosehips, with a high C-vitamin content, they stimulate overall and also fight chills. Comestible plant: jam can be made from the rosehips


Latin name : Achillea millefolium

Uses : Aromatic fragance and tinctorial plant which yields yellow, green or brown colour . Medicinal plant used for its antiseptic, haemostatic and anti-inflammatory qualities. Used for healing wounds and bettering stomachaches

The foreshore marine animals at low tide

Anémone de mer ballii

Nom latin :Anthopleura ballii

Beadlet Anemone

Latin name :Actinia equina

Blenny or Shanny

Latin name :Blennius pholis

Brittle Star

Latin name :Ophioderma longicauda

Broad-Clawed-Porcelain Crab

Latin name : Porcellana platycheles

Common Dog Whelk

Latin name :Nucella lapillus

Common Grey Sea Slug

Latin name :Aeolidia papillosa

Common Limpet

Nom latin : Patella vulgata

Also called ‘bernique’ or ‘chinese hat’

Common Mussel

Latin name :Mytilus edulis

Common Prawn

Nom latin : Palaemon serratus

Common Starfish

Latin name : Asterias rubens

Common Top Shell

Latin name :Calliostoma zizyphinum

Cushion Star

Latin name :Asterina gibbosa

Dahlia Anemone

Latin name :Taelia felina

Edible Periwinkle

Latin name :Littorina littorea

Flat or purple Top Shell

Nom latin : Steromphala umbilicalis

Furrowed Crab

Latin name :Xantho incisus

Green Anemone or Sea Nettle

Nom latin : Anemonia viridis

Hermit or Soldier Crab

Nom latin : Clibanarius erythropus

Marbled Rock Crab

Latin name :Pachygrapsus marmoratus

Netted Dog Whelk

Nom latin : Nassarius reticulatus


Nom latin : Crassostrea gigas

Rock Goby

Latin name :Gobius paganellus

Sea Hare

Latin name :Aplysia punctata

Shore Crabe also called Enraged Crab

Latin name:Carcinus maenas

Spider Crab

Nom latin :Macropodia rostrata

Spiny Starfish

Latin name :Marthasterias glacialis

Sting Winkle

Latin name :Ocenebra erinacea

Strawberry Anemone

Latin name :Actinia fragacea

Thick Top Shell

Nom latin : Phorcus lineatus

Also called False Edible Periwinkle


Latin name :Psammechinus miliaris

Variegated Scallop

Nom latin : Mimaclamys varia

Velvet Crab

Latin name :Necora puber

Worm Pipe-Fish

Latin name :Nerophis ophidion

Yellow Round Crab

Latin name :Eriphia verrucosa

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