Taxon  Report   4939    
Lobularia maritima  (L.) Desv.
Sweet alyssum
Lobularia maritima
© 2000 Salvatore Zimmitti
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Lobularia maritima
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Lobularia maritima
© 2015 John Doyen
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
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Lobularia
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).