Crambe maritima


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  • noun

Synonyms for Crambe maritima

perennial of coastal sands and shingles of northern Europe and Baltic and Black Seas having racemes of small white flowers and large fleshy blue-green leaves often used as potherbs

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Once, when we were filming Wild About The Garden for Channel 4, we came across salt slacks tucked behind the dunes where Crambe maritima, or sea kale, was in full flower and scenting the air with its alyssum-like perfume.
View over sea shells beach with Crambe maritima (sea-kale or crambe) and, inset, Eryngium bourgatii | View over sea shells beach with Crambe maritima (sea-kale or crambe) and, inset, Eryngium bourgatii
In the flowerbeds you'll usually find red hot pokers, sea kale, crambe maritima, and the thistle- like sea holly eryngium maritinum.