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SEA-MILKWORT Glaux maritima (Primulaceae) Height to 10cm. Low-growing and generally creeping, hairless perennial that is found on the upper reaches of saltmarshes and on sea walls. FLOWERS are 5-6mm across and comprise 5 pink, petal-like sepals; borne on upright shoots (May-Sep). FRUITS are dark brown capsules. LEAVES are ovate, succulent and borne in opposite pairs along the trailing stems. STATUS-Widespread and locally common on coasts throughout the region.
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SEA-MILKWORT Glaux maritima (Primulaceae) Height to 10cm. Low-growing and generally creeping, hairless perennial that is found on the upper reaches of saltmarshes and on sea walls. FLOWERS are 5-6mm across and comprise 5 pink, petal-like sepals; borne on upright shoots (May-Sep). FRUITS are dark brown capsules. LEAVES are ovate, succulent and borne in opposite pairs along the trailing stems. STATUS-Widespread and locally common on coasts throughout the region.

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