Sea Buckthorn
Sea Buckthorn

Large areas of the Sand Dunes , behind Tenby South Beach are covered in Sea Buckthorn - "Hippophae Rhamnoides".
A deciduous Shrub / Small Tree with bright orange berries in the Autumn.
It is largely confined to sea coasts where salt spray off the sea prevents other larger plants from out-competing it.
It forms dense thickets with thorny twigs .
The female plants produce orange berry- like fruit , the berries are edible , but very tart when eaten raw.

Ref: 10783

Date: 13/09/2012

Location: SS 128.998

Sea Buckthorn

Large areas of the Sand Dunes , behind Tenby South Beach are covered in Sea Buckthorn - "Hippophae Rhamnoides".
A deciduous Shrub / Small Tree with bright orange berries in the Autumn.
It is largely confined to sea coasts where salt spray off the sea prevents other larger plants from out-competing it.
It forms dense thickets with thorny twigs .
The female plants produce orange berry- like fruit , the berries are edible , but very tart when eaten raw.

Ref: 10783

Date: 13/09/2012

Location: SS 128.998