IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Distribution

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Range Description

Lavandula latifolia is endemic to France, Spain and Italy and is found at elevations from 0-2,050 metres asl (Pignatti 1982, Castroviejo et al. 2010, Girerd and Roux 2011, RBG Kew 2012, Lis-Balchin 2002). It has been introduced to Sicily and to the Balkan Peninsula, in former Yugoslavia (RBG Kew 2012). It is widespread across eastern Spain (Anthos 2010), but is more restricted in France, where it is found scattered across eleven departments in the south west, plus one small population in southern Indre-et-Loire (Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel 2012). It is probably found in additional sites across France (Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel 2012). Its distribution in Italy is unknown, so its extent of occurrence (EOO) cannot be estimated, but it is undoubtedly several hundreds of thousands of km². In Spain, the EOO is estimated to be over 270,000 km² in the northeast alone. There are 1,550 records in Spain (Anthos 2010).

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