Mediterranean Sea Lavendar - Limonium vulgare
Plants: Perennial, acaulescent, rhizomatous herbs 10-30 cm.
Leaves: All basal, petiolate; blades 2-10 cm long, leathery, oblanceolate with wavy entire margins, sparsely farinose.
Inflorescence: A terminal panicle bearing secund 2-flowered spikelets.Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX
Native to Eurasia. In Montana, introduced to Pondera County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Flowers: Perfect, regular hypogynous; calyx 5-7 mm long, purple-ribbed, obconic with white lobes; corolla tubular, about 4 mm long; petals beige, united at the base; stamens 5; styles 5; ovary superior, 1-celled.
Fruit: A 1-seeded, inflated achene about 5 mm long. Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX
- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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- Lesica, P., B. Christiaens, D. Hanna, L. Larsen, and C. Odegard. 2013. Noteworthy collection. Madroño 60(3): 262-263.