Lamiaceae and Verbenaceae Week: Lamiaceae, Lavandula stoechas from California

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 8, 2011, 10:50:46 AM7/8/11
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Lavandula stoechas L., Sp. pl. 2:573. 1753

A perennial shrub, 30–100 cm tall;  leaves up to 4 cm long, greyish tomentose; flowers pinkish-purple (lavender-coloured) in 2-3 cm long spikes terminating lefless stems; top of the spike with a number of much larger, sterile bracts, 

; Photographed from California



Common names: bush lavender, common French lavender, French lavender, Italian lavender, Spanish lavender, topped lavender

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