Sea lavender Limonium perezii)

This is a hardy perennial herb (that lives for more than two years) that grows from a tree-lined rhizome (underground stem that has rices and shoots horizontally). The leaves are oval thick up to about 30 centimeters in length. The small lavender flower has white petals.

From the southern coast of California and northern Sonora, where it is a non-native species that can sometimes be seen increasingly around beaches and roadsides.