Limonium binervosum Plumbaginaceae Rock Sea Lavender

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Description - Flowers are pale lilac, small and papery, several in a loose flower-head at the top of slender , wiry stems, which grow up to 30cm. Leaves occur in a basal rosette, and are hairless with three unbranched veins, and narrow wings along the short leaf stalk.

Habitat - In small soil pockets and on gravelly patches on the cliffs, generally quite low down, and often rather inaccessible.

Comment - Spread all along the south cliffs, and also in Alderney and Jersey These are all considered to be a separate subspecies - ssp sarniense.

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