Statice Stringers Limonium Vulgare Or Saladelle Zw
Author 'Ninik' (Id 68520 ) : Statice stringers (limonium vulgare) melliferous plant, also called Saladelle.
Photo taken in the natural reserve of the Zwin, near Knokke, at the belgian coast (North Sea).
This plant, which blooms from mid-July to September, has an interesting feature to eliminate the excess of salt from its tissue, it excretes by specialized cells located at the back of its leaves. The small crystals thus formed are clearly visible when it is dry and taste actually the salt.