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This low-growing plant was on the beach on Shackleford Island, North Carolina. It was a great nectar plant, drawing hundreds of butterflies. Can someone please help me ID it?


Shore, just above high tide mark. Mid-Atlantic Coast. Flowering in late April.

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American Searocket
Cakile edentula American Searocket - Cakile edentula - Overview

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Beaufort, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 27, 2012
Submitted on May 3, 2012

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