Taxonomy

Crithmum maritimum | Rock Samphire | Craobhraic

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Seaside walls, rocks and cliffs

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

Native of the west coasts of Europe, North Africa and Black Sea. It was formerly used as vegetable, the leaves having a hot spicy taste.

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