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Thrift (Armeria maritima)

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This plant grows on cliffs and in salt marshes. The photograph is of a single plant but it is often seen in large drifts of plants. It is well adapted to infertile terrain; it is salt tolerant with long roots. It is also sometimes known as Sea pink or Rock rose. It remains green throughout most of the year. The flower head is pink or pink- mauve and the leaves are long and thin.

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14th Jul 2012 by Karen Davies

Subjects:
Biology, Science

Key Stages:
Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Geocode: Jersey Channel Islands

Keywords:
Thrift wild flower plant

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