Photo: Armeria maritima.

Botanical name: 

Flowering pincushion hanging off a sheer sandstone cliff. You ask, how did I get up there to take the pictures? Very carefully. Pacific coast, OR, US. Wild. 1998-06-01.

Armeria maritima Willd.
Engl.: sea thrift, marsh-daisy, sea cushion, sea pink, thrift, thrift seapink.
Deu.: Gewöhnliche Grasnelke, Strand-Grasnelke.
Suom.: rantalaukkaneilikka, laukkaneilikka, rannikonlaukkaneilikka.
Sven.: strandtrift, gräsnejlika, trift.
Bot. syn.: Armeria elongata (Hoffm.) W. D. J. Koch, Armeria scabra auct., Armeria sibirica Turcz. ex Boiss., Armeria vulgaris auct., Armeria vulgaris Willd., Statice armeria L., Statice maritima Mill.

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Photo: Armeria maritima.

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