Two Important Coastal Food Plants

Silverweed (Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica) can be found in wet seepage areas and sandy spots near the ocean. Two very visible coastal plants that I’ve noticed along the top of the beach at South Beach in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve are also important food plants for a number of first nations groups. Both Springbank Clover (Trifolium wormskjoldii) and Silverweed …