Beach vetchling have beautiful purple flowers that are seen in bloom over the summer. At close range, it looks almost like a small orchid. It is a 20-60 cm long and creeping herb with reclining or ascending stems. It grows directly in the loose sand on the beach, which in itself is breathtaking. Some call the plant “beachy” as the young shoots and flowers have a taste to leave peas. The plant also has bellows like peas.
Did you know that:
Beach vetchling can be eaten and the flowers give a taste of peas in a salad.