Eryngium L.

Common Name: Sea Holly

Family: Apiaceae

Published in: Sp. Pl. 1: 232. 1753.

Other: Flowers crammed together in thimble-like heads - leaves and bracts often dentate and prickly - chalky soil needed for healthy growth and flowering. Lectotype: E. maritimum L. (Hitchc. in Prop. Brit. Bot. 138. 1929.)

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