Crambe maritima


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Noun1.Crambe maritima - perennial of coastal sands and shingles of northern Europe and Baltic and Black Seas having racemes of small white flowers and large fleshy blue-green leaves often used as potherbs
Crambe, genus Crambe - annual or perennial herbs with large leaves that resemble the leaves of cabbages
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Crambe maritima had the biggest seeds with 2.8-4.1 x 2.3-3.4 mm, while Crambe orientalis subsp.
Gyda llaw, un o'r planhigion y gwnaiff y lindys eu bwyta ar yr arfordir ydi'r ysgedd arfor (Crambe maritima; Sea-Kale).
Plants with long tap roots that anchor themselves deep into shingle do well such as the gigantic Crambe cordifolia 1.8 m with its clouds of Gypsophelia-like starry white flowers, while Crambe maritima (sea kale) 50cms with its unusual crinkly foliage hugs the ground like a hamster in a sandstorm.
There are a host of other minor perennial vegetables and herbs--for example Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), sea kale (Crambe maritima) or Chinese artichoke (Stachys affinis)--but none have the wide appeal of springtime asparagus.
The most striking seasider is the sea kale, Crambe maritima. We have a few plants in our seaside area and this year they flowered well.
Un o'r mannau gorau i weld yr ysgedd arfor (Crambe maritima; sea-kale) neu fresych y mr i roi enw arall arno, ydi Cemlyn ac ar y traeth graeanog yng Nghemlyn mae'r ysgedd arfor ar ei orau.