|Coastal regions, on cliff-tops and salt marshes
Up to 0.3 m.
May - August.
July - September.
The flowers are hermaphrodite and are pollinated by
Bees, flies, and beetles.
The plant acquired its common name from the observation
that it cured scurvy, and it was taken on board ships in
dried bundles or distilled extracts. It's very bitter taste
was usually disguised with herbs and spices.