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Eryngo (eryngium maritimum)
A spiny seaside weed with thistle-blue flowers, and greenish-blue leaves, sometimes known as sea-holly - it"s a member of the umbelliferae family, that includes carrots. The long fleshy roots can be candied like angelica and make excellent toffee, but are hard to remove from the ground.
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