Eryngium maritimum L. (Sea holly)

Sea holly


Eryngium maritimum

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Eryngium maritimum L. – (Sea holly)

Perennial plant of the Carrot family -Umbelliferae up to 70 cm. Erect stems, greyish green. Lobated leaves, divided in 3 or 5 lobes; lower leaves petiolated; upper ones sessile. Flowers in simple inflorescences, bluish, with bracts longer than them. On the coastal sand.

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