海茴香名稱：Crithmum Maritimum/Criste Marine/Sea fennel/rock samphire
海茴香 Crithmum Maritimum、Criste Marine 通稱: Sea fennel。
In the 19th century, Sea Fennel was being shipped in barrels filled with sea water from the South to London markets and was sold as Craest Marine.
In England, it was cultivated as an ornamental in gardens where it is easy to grow liking a light, rich soil. Obtaining seed commercially is now difficult, and in the United Kingdom the removal of wild plants is illegal under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.
The reclaimed piece of land next to the UK ort of Dover is called Samphire Hoe which is named after rock samphire. The land was created from spoil from the building of the Channel Tunnel and rock samphire used to be harvested from the nearby cliffs.