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Wales Beach Guide

Spear-leaved Orache (Atriplex prostrata)

Plants with white flowers
Burnet RoseCommon Scurvy Grass
Danish Scurvy GrassPrickly Saltwort
Rock SamphireSea Aster
Sea CampionSea Carrot
Sea KaleSea Rocket
DewberryWood Sage
Plants with yellow flowers
Common Rock RoseHoary Rock Rose
Golden SamphireYellow Horned Poppy
Sea purslane
Plants with red or pink flowers
Beach RoseGreater Sea Spurrey
Red ValerianSand Spurrey
Sea BindweedSea Pink
Hounds TongueCommon Centaury
Spear-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
Grasses & Shrubs
Marram GrassLyme Grass
Sea Buckthorn
Spear-leaved Orache

An inconspicuous plant, growing on shingle or waste ground near the sea. Flowers reddish, in short spikes in mid to late summer. Leaves shape of elongated triangle. Height 24 - 30 inches.