Revision of Limonium (Plumbaginaceae) in eastern North America

Abstract

The number of species ofLimonium in eastern North America has long been a matter of taxonomic concern. The complex of six to seven “species” is better treated as a single, highly variable species,Limonium carolinianum (Walter) Britton.

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Correspondence to James L. Luteyn.

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Based on portions of a Master’s thesis submitted to the Department of Botany, Duke University. The work was partially supported by NSF Grant No. GB-6393.

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Luteyn, J.L. Revision of Limonium (Plumbaginaceae) in eastern North America. Brittonia 28, 303–317 (1976). https://doi.org/10.2307/2805792

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Keywords

  • Salt Marsh
  • Calyx Lobe
  • Floral Bract
  • Calyx Tube
  • American Botanist