Limonium vulgare   Common Sea-lavender C DD N

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This is a plant of the salt marshy areas near the sea. It has quite large leaves which are supposed to be pinnately veined according to Stace. This plant can be confused with Limonium humile (Lax-flowered Sea-lavender) the flowering habit of which is much more spread out but otherwise is a similar plant.

Limonium vulgare is often found on the coasts of England and Wales with some in southern Scotland and none in Ireland.

Lindisfarne, St Cuthbert's Island, 22nd August 2006

Added on 3rd October 2006, updated 26th November 2010