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Topped Lavender - introduced (*Lavandula stoechas)

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Other names: Spanish Lavender.

Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family).

Native of the Mediterranean region.

Occurrence: A minor weed, mostly close to townships. It can be locally abundant.


It is a declared noxious weed and listed as Restricted in central Victoria.

French Lavender (Lavandula dentata) is also an occasional weed and can be distinguished by its toothed leaves.

Photos: Topped Lavender. Newbound St, Castlemaine.