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Thymus herba-barona

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Botanical Description

tussock to loosely cushion-forming with flowering stems 5-10cm high. Leaves rhombic-ovate to elliptic, 6-9mm long, glabrous or puberulent, ciliate at the base, flat or semi-revolute, caraway scented. Flowers pale purple, to 9mm long, in head-like spikes, sometimes with a separate whorl beneath. Corsica, Sardinia.