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Satureja  spinosa L.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Satureja  spinosa L. 
SynonymsClinopodium spinosum (L.) Kuntze
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaEast Aegean Is.KritiTurkey
scree
Altitude800-1700m
Description erinaceous, branchlets tipped with spine, leaves minute, obovate-lanceolate, acute, at base attenuate, flowers few, axillary, solitary, subsessile, calyx scabrously hirsute
Size5-10cm
Colorlilac, white
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly 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)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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