Your lavender may be my pink! If so, the flower you're looking for may be on a separate page.
Flowers are shown in alphabetical order by English family name, genus, and species. Due to recent taxonomic changes, look for penstemons among the Plantain family members.
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Aster Family, Common or Lesser Burdock, Arctium minus (leaf shown; flowers resemble purple thistles)
Fig-Marigold Family, Western Sea-Purslane, Sesuvium verrucosum