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Micromeria marginata

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Authors: Chater  

Synonyms: M. piperella, Thymus marginatus

Botanical Description

Shrublet 10-20cm high with ascending, mostly unbranched stems. Leaves broadly ovate, 6-12mm long, entire and sometimes subcordate. Flowers 1.2-1.6cm long, violet or light purple, in branched clusters forming a spikelike panicle, summer. Maritime Alps, in dryish habitats.