Taxon  Report   9695    
Armeria maritima  (Mill.) Willd.
Thrift seapink
Armeria maritima
© 2018 Emily Allen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Armeria maritima
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Armeria maritima
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Armeria maritima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Armeria maritima
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Genus: Armeria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Armeria maritima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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:   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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