Espace Pierres Folles

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France - Saint-Jean-des-Vignes

Institution Code: SJDV

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Espace Pierres Folles
116, chemin du Pinay
69380 France

Telephone: 33 4 78 43 69 20
Fax: 33 4 78 43 69 20
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: -
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
  • Date founded: 1992
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 45.8738
    Longitude: 4.6848
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 529
  • Special Collections:The botanical garden was built on the former quarry areas have been backfilled with soil. Plantations cover 8400 square meters and gather a collection of more than 500 species. This collection of plants that occur in the wild in our region, particularly those that colonize calcareous clay and limestone Beaujolais'.

    The collection also includes plants in the Rhone Valley (holm oak, maple Montpellier) and some trees outside our flora but abundantly planted and naturally reproducing marking the sites of the region (Atlas cedar, walnut).

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