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Micromeria  marginata (Sm.) Chater   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Micromeria  marginata (Sm.) Chater 
SynonymsThymus marginatus Sm. (basionym)
 Satureja marginata (Sm.) Greuter & Burdet
 Satureja piperella Bertol.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalySardegna
dry, stony grassland
Description leaves broadly ovate, 6-12mm long, entire or sometimes subcordate, flowers 12-16mm long in branched racemes, producing spicate panicle
Size10-20cm
Colorpale purple, violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained 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)
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