Sea Kale on Bulverhythe Beach

The section of beach between Galley Hill and Glyne Gap has a magnificent display of Sea Kale in flower at the moment. This is an important plant as its long roots, necessary to find fresh water, help to stabilise the shingle.

Hotentot fig
Hotentot Fig grows on the cliffs

Other plants in flower now along the shingle beach include the Hotentot Fig, Birdsfoot Trefoil and the first of the Yellow Horned Poppy.

Yellow Horned Poppy

Many other flowers will appear along the shore soon. How many will you spot?

Birdsfoot Trefoil