a European eryngo (Eryngium maritimum) with leathery, bluish, spiny leaves and globular heads of small, bluish flowers
A European seashore plant (Eryngium maritimum) in the parsley family, having prickly leaves and dense heads of small blue or purplish flowers.
(plural sea hollies)
- The plant Eryngium maritimum.
- More generally, any of several species of plants in the genus Eryngium.