Taxon  Report   4939 
Lobularia maritima  (L.) Desv.
Sweet alyssum
Lobularia maritima
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
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Lobularia maritima
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Lobularia maritima
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Lobularia maritima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Lobularia maritima
© 2000 Salvatore Zimmitti
Genus: Lobularia
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Alyssum maritimum
PLANTS: Clypeola maritima
PLANTS: Koniga maritima
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 29, 2017).

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