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Thymus  comosus Griseb. & Schenk   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymus  comosus Griseb. & Schenk 
SynonymsThymus chamaedrys ssp. comosus (Heuff.) Nyman
 Thymus serpyllum ssp. comosus (Heuff.) Lyka
 Thymus transsilvanicus Schur
Territory Southeastern EuropeRomania
rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description branchlets hirsute, leaves broad, ovate, obtuse, base orbiculate, long petiolate, grey-green, with distinct venation, flowers in open, spherical heads
Size5-10cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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