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LAX-FLOWERED SEA-LAVENDER Limonium humile (Plumbaginaceae) Height to 25cm. Similar to Common Sea-lavender but with subtle differences in appearance of flower heads and leaves. Restricted to saltmarshes. FLOWERS are 6-7mm long and pinkish lilac; borne in open, lax clusters with well-spaced flowers; sprays branch below the middle (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow and long-stalked. STATUS-Local in England, Wales and S Scotland; widespread and fairly common on Irish coasts.
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LAX-FLOWERED SEA-LAVENDER Limonium humile (Plumbaginaceae) Height to 25cm. Similar to Common Sea-lavender but with subtle differences in appearance of flower heads and leaves. Restricted to saltmarshes. FLOWERS are 6-7mm long and pinkish lilac; borne in open, lax clusters with well-spaced flowers; sprays branch below the middle (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow and long-stalked. STATUS-Local in England, Wales and S Scotland; widespread and fairly common on Irish coasts.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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