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Flowers:

February to May

Beta vulgaris (Chenopodiaceae)

[ssp. maritima]

Wild Beet, Sea Beet

Erect or prostrate annual with oval to lanceolate leaves and ribbed stems often reddish in colour. Flowers, small and greenish in long spikes.

Rocky areas, waste ground usually near the sea. Common.

Corallia Bay. 15.3.2004