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Cunila  origanoides (L.) Britton   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Cunila  origanoides (L.) Britton 
SynonymsSatureja origanoides L. (basionym)
 Cunila mariana L.
 Mappia origanoides (L.) House
Territory North-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
grassland and thickets
Description leaves ovate to lanceolate, dentate, 2-6cm long, fragrant like mint, flowers ca. 5mm long, in clusters, in axils of upper leaves
Size20-30cm
Colorpale pinkish purple
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
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