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Common Sea-lavender

A common flower in July and August, especially along the south and east coast where mudflats abound.


Common Name Common Sea-lavender
Scientific Name Limonium vulgare
Species Group Complex Flowers
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Sea-lavender family - Plumbaginaceae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Purple
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for A purple haze above saltmarsh grasses
Additional Identification Notes
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Complex Flowers