any of various plants belonging to the genus Limonium, of the leadwort family, having clusters of variously colored flowers that retain their color when dried.
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How to use statice in a sentence
The commonest species (statice limonium) may be found principally on muddy shores.The Sea Shore | William S. Furneaux
It is a mass of Anemone japonica alba with statice latifolia round it.A Year in a Lancashire Garden | Henry Arthur Bright
Prickly forms of statice and Astragalus cover the dry hills.
Salsolæ are the prevailing plants of the rocky sides of the valley, Clematis erecta common, here and there a small statice.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The | William Griffith
The glaucous long-peduncled, large-flowered statice is limited to the east side of Kaloo.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The | William Griffith
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