Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender)

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Lavandula Vera And Lavandula Spica (Lavender) Lavandula Vera is a small shrub from one to two feet high, but sometimes attaining six feet.  The leaves are oblong-linear or lanceolate, entire, opposite, and sessile.  The flowers are of lilac color, small and in whorls.
Lavandula Spica is more dwarfish and more hoary than the last.  Leaves oblong-lanceolate.  This plant is not used in medicine, but furnishes the oil of spike, much used in the preparation of artistical varnishes and by porcelain painters.


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