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Common name

English: Sea thrift

German: Sand-Grasnelke

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Caryophyllales (122)

        Family: Plumbaginaceae (12)(family description)

          Genus: Armeria (3)

            Epithet: maritima (Mill.) Willd. s. l. (9)

              Subspecies: elongata (Hoffm.) Bonnier

elongata => elongated, lengthened, drawn out, extended

maritima => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Armeria maritima at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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