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wild flowers fresh water west beach in pembrokeshire


By sandra


whilst i was at fresh water west our local beach i soo enjoyed the flowers i thought i’d share them with you.

i’m not to sure of the names but i’ll have a go. please help if i’ve got it wrong

Rock sampher

kidney vetch thesmall blue butterfly feeds on these

birds foot trefoil

sea sandwort

thrift theres loads of this

i’m not sure what this one is

any ideas?


wild thyme

sand dunes covered in marram grass

there is a huge replanting of the maram grass to try and atabalise the dunes

hope you enjoy a tour of our beach.

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I love the wild flowers sandra . Thanks for showing them. I'm especially fascinated by the ones on the shore and in marshes - always have been, I don't know why. lol
The beaches around you are lovely too.

25 Apr, 2009


Nice blog Sandra, there's so much to see if we open our eyes to nature,, lovely.

25 Apr, 2009


i've lived here for sixteen years. with four young children i don't think i had time to notice these flowers. i was usually chasing after Jack.....he was no is the one i worry about the most..daredevil energetic but lovely;-))
now they are oler i have started to notice the wounders of nature...glad u likedthe photos FF.
Hywel i am amazd the ones acctualy on the beach survive they must get blasted by the tide daily..not too many plants ould cope with these conditions...

25 Apr, 2009


Enjoyed your photos & blog.

25 Apr, 2009


thanks Clarice and Margerite. we love it and good luck moving Margerite look forward to your new garden...

25 Apr, 2009


Thanks Sandra, nothing beats a wander on the beach, lovely pics.........

25 Apr, 2009


Oh lovely Sandra, enjoyed my *walk* along your beach, i miss the sea

26 Apr, 2009


Great idea, Sandra, to show us some lovely plants from the beach, I really enjoyed this. :-)

26 Apr, 2009


i spent years chasing the kids across the beaches and only now have i started to notice all these plants. i am amazed they survive.

26 Apr, 2009


I'll always remember a class project I did at Primary School in the 60s, called "At and Around our Beach", with a large section devoted to the plants we found there (I still have my project book, with plant drawings, ID, descriptions etc - marvellous).

We used to walk out the gate at the bottom of the garden, and descend a long set of stairs to the beach. I miss this, even though the nearest beach is only 10 miles away, lol!
Yes, this blog is fascinating! :-)

27 Apr, 2009


so David doo you know the names of these plants?
this beach i can see out the window. its about one mile as the crow flys. but nearly thre by road. i'd love it to be even closer

28 Apr, 2009


Icould not live anywhere that was not within walking distance from the coast.i love it.

28 Apr, 2009


I enjoyed the guided tour of your beach. Thank you for the experience. Great photos and blog.

28 Apr, 2009


how close to the sea are u FF? we watch the tankers going in and out of the haven. on sunny days in the summer there are so many little sailing boats comming and going. but i like to have my foot on dry land.

thanks Joanii glad u liked the pics..

28 Apr, 2009

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