Atriplex laciniata   Frosted Orache C DD N

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You see this plant at the top of the beach or shingle quite commonly around the country. It seem to have little crystals on the leaves (frosted) and the stems are often reddish.

Almost entirely confined to coastal habitats, this plant is found on most stretches of coast in the British Isles and Ireland.

Lindisfarne (Holy Island) nr St Cuthbert's Island, Northumberland 15th July 2006

Added on 21st October 2004, updated 20th October 2008, updated 1st March 2010

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