Rock Samphire

Latin Name:

Crithmum maritimum

Manx Name:

lus ny greg


June - September

Locations where this species is found:
Scarlett Point Niarbyl Calf Sound

This plant grows in rocky coastal areas and can be found on many of the island's rocky beaches, though it is relatively uncommon.

Rock samphire is edible and was once very popular as a pickle.

The Manx name for this plant is "lus ny greg", which means "plant of rocks".
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