Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Brassicaceae
Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv.
seaside lobularia, sweet-alyssum
Lobularia: from Latin lobulus, "a small pod," referring to the fruit
maritima: of the seashore
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: annual/perennial, 4"-12" tall forb, with many branches
Flower: white to pale purple, 4-parted, 1/8" wide, fragrant; inflorescence a long cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers
Fruit:elliptical, flat pod
Leaf:linear, with smooth edges

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Alyssum maritimum (L.) Lam.
Clypeola maritima L.
Koniga maritima (L.) R.Br.

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