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French lavender

Lavandula stoechas


Aromatic, much-branched and grey-green shrub. Leaves narrow, untoothed and borne in clusters. Flowers deep purple and 10-15mm long; borne on terminal heads, March-June.


Garrigue, maquis and stony ground. Widespread across the region.

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Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Mar 25, 2012
Submitted on Mar 30, 2012

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