Thymus Capitatus

Thymus capitatus (syn. Coridothymus capitatus; Satureja capitata) is a compact, woody perennial native to Mediterranean Europe and Turkey, more commonly known as conehead thyme, Persian-hyssop and Spanish oregano. It is also known under the name Thymbra capitata. The plant has with rising stems and narrow, fleshy, oil-gland-dotted, green leaves to 12 mm (0.47 in) long.The pink, 10 mm (0.39 in)-long flowers are held in cone-shaped clusters at the ends of their stems in mid to late summer; they are protected by overlapping, 6 mm (0.24 in)-long, red-tinged bracts, edged in tiny hairs.

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