Curry plant in Portuguese sand dunes

Curry plant in Portuguese sand dunes

Observation - Curry plant in Portuguese sand dunes - Global. Description: Many clumps of this Yellow aster, around 18 inches high in bud among sand dunes on Culatra island, Ria Formosa, Algarve. I'm pretty sure this is Helichrysum italicum as all features and the sand dune habitat fit perfectly and this plant is noted as a dom

Many clumps of this Yellow aster, around 18 inches high in bud among sand dunes on Culatra island, Ria Formosa, Algarve. I'm pretty sure this is Helichrysum italicum as all features and the sand dune habitat fit perfectly and this plant is noted as a dominant species in online guides for this location. A little taller and with slightly fleshier new growth leaves than the similar H. stoechas I found on rocky cliff tops elsewhere in the Algarve. http://www.flora-on.pt/#/0cpTx