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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Lobularia maritima   FAMILY Brassicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lobularia maritima   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lobularia maritima

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweet Alyssum


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image of Lobularia maritima, Sweet Alyssum

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_koma2_001_lvd

        

image of Lobularia maritima, Sweet Alyssum

Sam Pratt    sbp_060421_image0

June    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Lobularia maritima, Sweet Alyssum

Sam Pratt    sbp_060421_image1

June    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Lobularia maritima   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lobularia maritima   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lobularia maritima

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4483

Forb
Annual/Perennial?

Non-native: Europe

Waif(s)

Habitat: Disturbed areas, lawns, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile
stamen

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Lavender, white
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

Flowers in racemes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Silicle

 

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