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Acinos arvensis

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Lamiaceae
Scientific name  Acinos arvensis
Rank  Species
Order  Lamiales
Genus  Acinos
Higher classification  Clinopodium
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Similar  Clinopodium, Lamiaceae, Acinos alpinus, Clinopodium vulgare, Calamintha

Acinos arvensis, known commonly as basil thyme and spring savory, is a species of plant of the genus Acinos.

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It is a perennial that usually grows about 8 inches high and spreads 12 inches. It prefers to grow in strong sunlight. The scent is faintly reminiscent of thyme, giving it its common name.

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Acinos arvensis is recorded as a food plant for the larva of the moth Coleophora tricolor.

This plant is classified by Rose (The Wildflower Key, revised 2006) as Clinopodium acinos.

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References

Acinos arvensis Wikipedia


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