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Thymus  nitens Lamotte   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymus  nitens Lamotte 
Territory Southwestern EuropeFrance
rocky slopes
Description leaves to 12mm, oblong-elliptic, petiolate, acute, glabrous or strigose, eciliate, inflorescence lax, flowers 8-10mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
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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