Small shrub with red stems and erect spikes growing above the waterline on the beach at Orford, Suffolk
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this doesnt look like A. blitum to me.seed heads too bristly,too upright,no pale band across leaf.i'm no expert myself but my example was id'd by Eric Clements.
Lat/Lng: 52.09098, 1.53737
OS grid ref: TM424495