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