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The Sea-Marigold (Borrichia frutescens) is a flowering perennial plant in the Asteraceae family. It is also known as the Sea Oxeye, Sea Oxeye Daisy, and Bushy Seaside Tansy.

It is native to North America.

It grows to 90 centimetres (36 inches) tall. 

The oval-shaped, grey-green to silvery leaves are fleshy and up to 11 centimetres (5 inches) long. 

It has a solitary, rounded flower head with 15-30 short, yellow ray florets. At the centre are several yellow disc florets with black anthers. 

The fruit is small and dark-coloured.

The Sea-Marigold blooms from June to August in the Northern Hemisphere.

Photographed at the Paris Botanical Garden, France, July 2022.

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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