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Lavender

Lavender
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus:
Species
Lavender (Lavandula spp.) is a woody perennial herb. The fragrant, pale purple flower buds are used in cooking and in potpourri[?]. Dried and sealed in pouches, they are placed among stored items of clothing to give a fresh frangrance and as a deterrent to moths.

Classification: Lavender is a member of the mint family, Lamiaceae.



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