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Thymus  praecox ssp. polytrichus (Borbás) Jalas   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymus  praecox ssp. polytrichus (Borbás) Jalas 
SynonymsThymus polytrichus Borbás (basionym)
 Thymus balcanus Borbás
 Thymus vandasii Velen.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAlbaniaBulgariaFranceItalyYugoslavia
rocky slopes
Description stems hirsute, leaves oval to spathulate, shortly petiolate, flowers 3-6mm long in spherical heads
Size5-10cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typeprocumbent subshrub
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)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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