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|Family: Plumbaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Limonium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Limonium duriusculum (Girard) Fourr.
Habit: Erect, 20--30 cm. Leaf: basal leaves 1--4 cm, 5--9 mm wide, oblanceolate to spoon-shaped, tip obtuse. Inflorescence: wings 0; proximal inflorescence axis bracts deltate to linear, not clasping; flowers on proximal 1--5 branches generally sterile; clusters 1--3-flowered, +- curved, evenly distributed on terminal 2--3(6) cm of branch tips, 2--4 per cm; flower bracts 4.5--5 mm. Flower: calyx (4.5)5.5--6 mm, limb 1.5 × tube, midrib extended to tip, persisting and spreading to recurved in fruit; corolla +- 8 mm, pale pink.
Ecology: Coastal salt marsh, coastal scrub, riparian scrub, disturbed areas; Elevation: < 445 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, SnGb (Verdugo Mtns), PR; Distribution Outside California: native to western Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Sep--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Limonium californicum
Next taxon: Limonium otolepis
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Elizabeth McClintock 2017. Limonium duriusculum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=88826, accessed on February 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 26, 2017.