Calflora
Taxon  Report   4939    
Lobularia maritima  (L.) Desv.
Sweet alyssum
Lobularia maritima
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lobularia maritima
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Lobularia maritima
© 2000 Salvatore Zimmitti
Lobularia maritima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Lobularia maritima
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Lobularia
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alyssum maritimum
PLANTS: Clypeola maritima
PLANTS: Koniga maritima
More information about  Lobularia maritima
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOMA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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