Limonium virgatum (Willd.) Fourr.


Genus: Limonium

Catalan common name: Coca marina. Ensopegall. Ensopeguera de roca. Saladina.

Spanish common name: Limonio. Siempreviva.

Province distribution: Alacant. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castelló. Girona. Tarragona. València.

Distribution in the islands: Mallorca. Menorca. Formentera.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Mediterranean

IUCN Category: LCLeast concern

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Chameophyte.

Habitats: Rocky coastlines. Coast salty soils.

Characteristics: Limonium virgatum can be found atop either rocky substrates or wetland clayey soils. It has a short trunk with linear leaves, that become wider at the upper part of the trunk as well as take on reddish hues.