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Lobularia maritima
(sweet alyssum)

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Lobularia maritima (sweet alyssum)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Lobularia maritima
  • Preferred Common Name
  • sweet alyssum
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Ornamental
  • Spices and culinary herbs
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Lobularia maritima

Preferred Common Name

  • sweet alyssum

Other Scientific Names

  • Alyssum maritimum

International Common Names

  • English: sweet alison
  • Spanish: Mastuerzo maritimo
  • French: Alysson maritime

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Duft- Steinrich; Strand- Silberkraut
  • Italy: Filograna
  • Netherlands: Zeeschildzaad

EPPO code

  • LOUMA (Lobularia maritima)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Capparidales
  •                         Family: Brassicaceae
  •                             Genus: Lobularia
  •                                 Species: Lobularia maritima

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Spices and culinary herbs