Limonium hyblaeum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaPlumbaginaceaeLimoniumLimonium hyblaeum


A deciduous perennial herb found as a well-naturalised garden escape on and around chalk cliffs at Rottingdean and Seaford (E. Sussex) and on the sea front at West Bay (Dorset). It grows with alien populations of Frankenia laevis at both localities, and is apparently spread by gulls. Lowland.



World Distribution

Native of Sicily.

JNCC Designations


Atlas text references

Brullo S
1980.  Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the genus Limonium in Sicily. Botaniska Notiser. 133:281-293.
Ingrouille MJ
1981.  A newly discovered Limonium in East Sussex. Watsonia. 13:181-184.