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ROCK-SAMPHIRE Crithmum maritimum (Apiaceae) Height to 40cm<br />
Spreading, branched and hairless perennial. Characteristic of maritime rocky habitats and stabilised coastal shingle. FLOWERS are greenish yellow and borne in umbels, 3-6cm across, with 8-30 rays and numerous bracts (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are egg-shaped, ridged and corky. LEAVES are divided into narrow, fleshy lobes, triangular in cross-section.
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ROCK-SAMPHIRE Crithmum maritimum (Apiaceae) Height to 40cm
Spreading, branched and hairless perennial. Characteristic of maritime rocky habitats and stabilised coastal shingle. FLOWERS are greenish yellow and borne in umbels, 3-6cm across, with 8-30 rays and numerous bracts (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are egg-shaped, ridged and corky. LEAVES are divided into narrow, fleshy lobes, triangular in cross-section.

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Date: 29 Aug 2013
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