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PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:01 pm    Post subject: ID this on the beach Reply with quote

Got any idea what this is. It was on the beach and has a perfume


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like Cakile maritime...common name sea rocket.

http://www.hlasek.com/foto/cakile_maritima_e4665.jpg

http://www.plant-identification.co.uk/skye/cruciferae/cakile-maritima.htm
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wonder if you can eat it
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.eattheweeds.com/the-cakile-clan-seaside-edibles-2/

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=tka838efZvkC&pg=PA292&lpg=PA292&dq=cakile+maritima+edible&source=bl&ots=DFsJ-HVi9Q&sig=LsADqaI8csHH3xeM2cpx8xI_ksA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CFQQ6AEwCmoVChMI9MDzwrrgxgIV0AjbCh3k_wvP#v=onepage&q=cakile%20maritima%20edible&f=false
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks but anything to do with things that taste of mustard or horseradish I steer clear of. Thanks again.
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