Lavandula stoechas is an aromatic dwarf shrub to 60cm - max 1m tall, with narrow, grey-green leaves and short-stalked, dense, ovoid heads of tiny blackish-purple flowers surmounted by a tuft of purple bracts. It belongs to the family of Lamiaceae and it is native to all Mediterranean shores and Aegean islands.
This beautiful plant is used to perfumery and pharmaceutical industry.
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|Camera:||Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!|
|Lens:||105.0 mm f/2.8 |
|Recording media:||JPEG (digital)|
|Date Taken:||14 Apr 2013 - 2:20 PM|
|Lens Max Aperture:||f/3.4|
|Exposure Mode:||Program AE|
|Flash:||Off, Did not fire|