Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Limonium humile Miller - Lax-flowered Sea-lavender
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Limonium humile
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Limonium humile
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This is a common component of salt marsh vegetation in Northern Ireland. It is the only species of sea-lavender (Limonium spp.) found in the Province's saltmarshes.

This plant has a basal rosette of spoon-shaped leaves and a much-branched inflorescence of small lavender-blue flowers, the whole plant reaching about 8 inches (20 cm) in height.

All names: Limonium humile Miller; Statice rariflora Drej.; Statice humilis (Mill.) C.E.Salmon, non Link