Limonium carolinianum
lavender thrift

Limonium carolinianum

Limonium carolinianum
Limonium carolinianum
Top Photo courtesy R.T. Kneib, PhD
UGA Marine Institute
Sapelo Island, GA
Bottom photo Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Limonium carolinianum
Common name: lavender thrift
Group: dicot
Family: Plumbaginaceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: 6" - 2'
Foliage: basal leaves only; leaves entire, lance shaped, with prominent midrib
Flower: 1/8" across, pale purple in a many branched cluster
Flowering time: July to August
Habitat: salt marshes
Range in New Jersey: outer southern coastal counties, Cape May and Cumberland counties
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a