Canker-root: Ink-root. Limonium carolinianum.

Leadwort Family. July - Sept.

A plant 1 - 2 feet high, with much-branched stems, found in salt marshes. Labrador to Texas.

Flowers

Lavender, very tiny, borne in sprays on upper side of branches.

Leaves

From the root, oblong, or blunt lance-shaped, midrib prominent.