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Mediterranean Sea Lavendar - Limonium vulgare
Other Names:  Common Sea-lavendar

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA
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General Description
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 et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX.

Range Comments
Native to Eurasia. In Montana, introduced to Pondera County (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 2

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Reproductive Characteristics
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 et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX.

Management

References
  • 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. MadroƱo 60(3): 262-263.
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