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Rock Samphire


A common plant of the Dorset coast around shingle beaches but especially at the foot of cliffs and along land slips.


 

Common Name Rock Samphire
Scientific Name Crithmum maritimum
Species Group Carrot Family Umbelliferae
Status
Interest Level
3
Visabile
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Carrot family - Umbelliferea
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Yellow
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Pale yellow flower heads on fleshy plant near sea
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Carrot Family Umbelliferae