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SEA-BUCKTHORN Hippophae rhamnoides (Elaeagnaceae) Height to 10m. Branched, dense and thorny shrub. Native to stabilised coastal sand dunes but also widely planted. FLOWERS are tiny and greenish, male and female flowers on separate plants (Mar-Apr). FRUITS are bright orange berries (on female plants only). LEAVES are narrow and greyish green. STATUS-Native to E coast but planted elsewhere.
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SEA-BUCKTHORN Hippophae rhamnoides (Elaeagnaceae) Height to 10m. Branched, dense and thorny shrub. Native to stabilised coastal sand dunes but also widely planted. FLOWERS are tiny and greenish, male and female flowers on separate plants (Mar-Apr). FRUITS are bright orange berries (on female plants only). LEAVES are narrow and greyish green. STATUS-Native to E coast but planted elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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