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Topped lavender (Lavandula stoechas) (Nox)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment | Potential Distribution | Present Distribution

Scientific name:Lavandula stoechas L.

Common Name:

Topped lavender


Noxious weed. The DEPI website has information about the noxious weed classification of this species.


Humid and subhumid warm-temperate regions, usually with moderate rainfall, on a range of soils (Parsons and Cuthbertson 1992). It occurs as a weed of neglected areas and poor pastures (Parsons and Cuthbertson 1992). Topped lavender invades lowland grassland and grassy woodland and dry sclerophyll forest and woodland (Carr
et al 1992).

Photo: Topped Lavender Flower
Topped lavender flower
Photo: Mark Imhof
Photo: Topped Lavender Plant
Topped lavender plant
Photo: Mark Imhof
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