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Connecticut Plants
Sea Lavender (Marsh Rosemary)
Limonium carolinianum (Walt.) Britt.
  • Synonyms: Limonium nashei
  • Family: leadwort (Plumbaginaceae)
  • Habitat: salt marshes
  • Height: 1-2 feet
  • Flower size: 1/8 inch across
  • Flower color: pale purple
  • Flowering time: July to October
  • Origin: native
Limonium carolinianum (Walt.) Britt.
Limonium carolinianum (Walt.) Britt.
Limonium carolinianum (Walt.) Britt.

In August, sea lavender creates a purple haze on salt marshes.