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Sea Sandwort (Honckenya peploides)


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A plant found on upper area of beaches. It spreads easily and has shiny fleshy leaves in pairs. It has separate male and female plants and produces yellow/green seed capsules. It can grow to 22cm and flowers May-August. Picture taken 10th February 2011 at Wells-next-to-the-Sea, Norfolk.

13th Feb 2011 by Diane Earl

Biology, Science

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Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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