This section is from the book "British Wild Flowers In The Four Seasons", by Thomas Moore. Also available from Amazon: British Wild Flowers.
A. arenaria: stems stiff, erect, 2-3 feet high; leaves narrow, erect, glaucous, rolled inwards on their edges; panicle contracted into a close, narrow-cylindrical, tapering spike, 5-6 inches long. - Maritime sands. Fl. July.
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