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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymus  granatensis Boiss. 
SynonymsOriganum granatense (Boiss.) Kuntze
 Thymus bracteosus ssp. granatensis (Boiss.) Malag.
 Thymus hispanicus var. granatensis (Boiss.) Pau
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
dry, stony grassland
Altitude1500-1800m
Description leaves oblong-spathulate, 7-10mm, in lower half ciliate, otherwise glabrous, floral bracts ovate, long ciliate, usually purple, flowers 8-12mm long, in capitate spike
Size5-10cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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