If you would like to read my Dorset nature notes about any of these featured species or sites please click on the post title

About Me

My photo

I have been interested in nature for most of my life but since I retired I spend as much time as I can exploring the nature reserves and wildlife hotspots of my adopted home, Dorset in southern England. Whilst out I record what I see and take snaps where I can (I am no photographer!) and that forms the basis of my Nature of Dorset website. When I find something new I like to research it and write about it in my nature notes, it is how I learn and hopefully you might find my notes helpful as well!

This website is for the people of Dorset interested in wildlife and for people from elsewhere interested in the wildlife of Dorset!

26 July, 2010

Shrubby Sea-blite (Suaeda fruticosa)

Related to the Annual Sea-blite and its near neighbour, Shrubby Sea-Blite is a nationally rare plant.

Shrubby Sea-blite grows a little further away from high water, usually in shingle areas.

At first sight it looks a bit like a heather and around Poole Harbour, in particular, you could be forgiven for putting it down as that. However, it is worth noting if you find it as it very localised in south eastern England.