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Prickly Saltwort (Salsola cali)

Plants with white flowers
Common Scurvy GrassDanish Scurvy Grass
Prickly Saltwort
Rock Samphire
Sea AsterSea Mouse-ear
Sea CampionSea Carrot
Sea KaleSea Rocket
DewberryBurnet Rose
White Rock-roseWood Sage
Plants with yellow flowers
Common Rock-roseHoary Rock-rose
Golden SamphireYellow Horned Poppy
Field FleawortSilver Ragwort
Sea purslaneWild Cabbage
Plants with red or pink flowers
Beach RoseGreater Sea Spurrey
Red ValerianCommon Storksbill
Sand SpurreySea Bindweed
Sea PinkHounds Tongue
Common CentaurySpear-leaved Orache
Tree Mallow
Plants with blue or purple flowers
Common Sea LavenderRock Sea Lavender
Vernal SquillSea Holly
Sheep's Bit
Plants with green or brown flowers
Sea BeetSea Spurge
AlexandersSea Plantain
Grasses & Shrubs
Marram GrassLyme Grass
Sea Buckthorn
Prickly Saltwort

Prickly Saltwort is mostly a plant of the strandline on beaches. The greenish flowers are small and inconspicuous, and can be seen from July to September. The leaves are fleshy, ending in a spike.