Common garden annual, although naturally perennial, with numerous ascending branches with linear to lanceolate leaves, entire; flowers white to violet, 3-4 mm across, in corymbs, lengthening in fruiting stage; fruit nearly circular, 2.5-3.5 mm long, with pointed tip.  
 

 

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at Chashmeshahi Gardens, Srinagar- Kashmir on 11th June 2009; Sweet Alyssum – Lobularia maritima – efloraofindia | Google Groups

 

 

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Brassicaceae Week: Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv. from Kashmir: Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv., J. Bot. Agric. 3:162. 1814
Syn: Alyssum maritimum (L.) Lam.; Clypeola maritima L.
Common names: Sweet alison, sweet alyssum
Common garden annual, although naturally perennial, with numerous ascending branches with linear to lanceolate leaves, entire; flowers white to violet, 3-4 mm across, in corymbs, lengthening in fruiting stage; fruit nearly circular, 2.5-3.5 mm long, with pointed tip.
Photographed from Srinagar, Kashmir


Very nice… I had many years ago used alyssum in my sandy/rocky garden wall… butterflies love them….
 

Brassicaceae Week: Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv. from Kashmir:  Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv., J. Bot. Agric. 3:162. 1814

Syn: Alyssum maritimum (L.) Lam.; Clypeola maritima L.
Common names: Sweet alison, sweet alyssum
Common garden annual, although naturally perennial, with numerous ascending branches with linear to lanceolate leaves, entire; flowers white to violet, 3-4 mm across, in corymbs, lengthening in fruiting stage; fruit nearly circular, 2.5-3.5 mm long, with pointed tip. 
Photographed from Srinagar, Kashmir


Very nice…I had many years ago used alyssum in my sandy/rocky garden wall…butterflies love them….


 

 

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Brassicaceae Week :: PKA20-190911 :: Iberis sp-?? at Ladakh:  I think this one is some Iberis sp.
Location: Sumur, Nubra Valley, Ladakh.
Habitat: Garden


Lobularia maritima (Alyssum maritimum) I hope

Flowers of Iberis are with unequal petals.
 

Requesting to please ID these ornamental flowers captured in Jijamata Udyan Flower Show, Mumbai in February 2014.
Are they Lobularia maritima?


This should be Lobularia maritima, commonly known as Sweet Alyssum.


Thank you … for the confirmation. Could you also consider another plant posted yesterday which also looks like L. maritima?


Yes Lobularia maritima


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Herb from Leh Ladakh area : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)

Frequent herb from Leh Ladakh area for ID (Asteraceae?)

It may be from Brassicaceae..


Thanks, …  In that case,  Pl. Check comparative images at Brasicaceae page in efi site. 


Thanks …

Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv, it is growing some open lands, road sides in Leh area, the leaves broader  


  

 
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