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SEA HOLLY Eryngium maritimum

Sea Holly is a native perennial maritime herb which grows 40cm in height and produces its spiny flower heads during July and August. It is visited by a wide number of pollinator species and the populations in South Wales are likely to be of European importance.

Wildlife Value Rating
ProvenanceVC41 Glamorgan (Swansea, Neath Port Talbot) & VC44 Carmarthenshire
Blackpill, Swansea
Witford Point, Neath Port Talbot
Witford Point, Neath Port Talbot
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