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Limonium otolepis  (Schrenk) Kuntze
Asian sea lavender,   Saltmarsh sealavender
Limonium otolepis is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
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Genus: Limonium
Family: Plumbaginaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Information about  Limonium otolepis from other sources

[Wikipedia] Afghanistan, Asia, China native; Habitat: Limonium otolepis, the saltmarsh sea lavender, lacy sea lavender or Asian sea lavender, is a species of flowering plant in the family Plumbaginaceae.[2] It is native to Afghanistan, Central Asia, and Xinjiang and western Gansu in China.[1] A halophyte, it is common in saline areas, such as the bed of the former Aral Sea.[3] It has been introduced to California as a garden escapee, and is also present in southeastern Australia.[4][5] There appears to be an ornamental cultivar, 'Lavender Lace'.[6] (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/09/2023).