Irish wildflowers

Sweet Alison, Lobularia maritima
Photo right: Dunmanway, Co.Cork

Sweet Alison
Lobularia maritima
Family: Brassicaceae

Flowering: June-September. Annual. Introduced. Garden escape.

Clusters of scented white flowers, un-notched petals.
Hairy grey-green leaves, linear-lanceolate, pointed, un-toothed.
Branched, spreading/sprawling growth. Height: 10-20cm.

Dry, sandy ground. Wasteground, pavement cracks, urban roadsides.
Garden escape. Mainly S and NE Ireland.

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