Lavandula pedunculata

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Lavandula pedunculata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Lavandula
Species: L. pedunculata
Binomial name
Lavandula pedunculata
(Mill.) Cav.
  • Lavandula stoechas subsp. pedunculata (Mill.) Samp. ex Rozeira
  • Lavandula stoechas var. pedunculata (Mill.) Lundmark
  • Stoechas pedunculata Mill.

Lavandula pedunculata, commonly called "French Lavender",[2] is a species of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family. It is known for its butterfly-like, narrow petals that emerge from the top of its narrow stalk. L. pedunculata is native to Iberia, Morocco and western Turkey.