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Lavender

Lavandula stoechas

Description:

The lavenders (botanic name Lavandula) are a genus of 39 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is an Old World genus, found from Cape Verde and Canary Islands, southern Europe across to northern and eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, south-west Asia to south-east India. Many members of the genus are cultivated extensively in temperate climates as ornamental plants for garden and landscape use, and also commercially for the extraction of essential oils.

6 Comments

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

lovely,

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Thanks Gerardo Aizpuru and RaquelAntunes.

RaquelAntunes
RaquelAntunes 8 years ago

I love this plant...nice photo!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Thanks for the ID AnnaWhipkey!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Very nice love this plant!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Yes, this is an Essential Oil plant!

Ava T-B
Spotted by
Ava T-B

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 29, 2012
Submitted on Mar 29, 2012

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