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Micromeria  juliana (L.) Rchb.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Micromeria  juliana (L.) Rchb. 
SynonymsSatureja juliana L. (basionym)
 Clinopodium julianum (L.) Kuntze
 Satureja hirsuta C.Presl
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude0-900m
Description pubescent or lanate, leaves sessile, margins revolute, obtuse, the lower ovate-oblong, the other linear, flowers dense in axillary sessile cymes, producing long spike
Size20-30cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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