Sea Rocket

Sea Rocket covers the top of many beaches on Westray. Cakile maritima has either white or a pinky-lilac shade of flowers.

Here’s the white and pink:

It has massive tap roots deep into the sand to anchor it and manages to stabilise the sand because of them.

Sea Rocket - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

I still haven’t tried eating it.

Sea Rocket - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Maybe next week.

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