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Thymus  vulgaris L.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymus  vulgaris L. 
SynonymsOriganum webbianum (Rouy) Kuntze
 Thymus collinus Salisb.
 Thymus webbianus Rouy
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeBalearesFranceItalySpain
rocky slopes
Description leaves 3-8mm, linear to elliptic, revolute, hirsute, grey-green, flowers 4-5mm long
Size15-20cm
Colorpale purple, whitish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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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