Fruit with hooked spines and large leaves - a bit Burdock like? Growing on a sandy beach.
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Cavalaire-sur-Mer? St Tropez? OK Geff, you did it, I am grinding my teeth with envy!
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Thanks cabbageleek - that certainly looks like it - there were lots of plants growing on the beach above waterline.
It wasn't all joy Rachy because they were prickly underfoot!
Lots more still to be i.d'd
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