Sea kale

Crambe maritima

Sea kale, photo: Arne Ader

They grow on pebble and gravel beaches, coastal meadows, and in places where its roots reach the salty seawater. They grow up to 1 metre in height. Their leaves are big, fleshy, egg-shaped, and have a bluish tone. The flowers are concentrated in a very large umbel-like inflorescence. The young leaves of sea kale are edible.