Limonium sinuatum

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Limonium sinuatum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Plumbaginaceae
Genus: Limonium
Species: L. sinuatum
Binomial name
Limonium sinuatum
(L.) Mill.

Limonium sinuatum, commonly known as wavyleaf sea-lavender, is a Mediterranean plant species in the family Plumbaginaceae. It is occasionally seen on the California coast where it is an introduced species and landscaping escapee.

Description[edit]

This is a perennial herb growing from a woody rhizome. The oblong, lobed leaves are up to 16 centimeters long including winged petioles. The inflorescence is a stiff, hairy panicle of flower bunches up to half a meter tall. The flower has blue-lavender sepals and pale yellow to white petals.

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