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This is the same as Calamintha nepeta subsp. nepeta

A synonym of Clinopodium nepeta.

Geographical distribution

  • Africa, Northern Africa
  • Asia-Temperate, Western Asia
  • Europe
  • Europe, Northern Europe, Great Britain

Calamintha nepeta (L.)Savi.

Genus: Calamintha
Species: nepeta (L.)Savi.
Common names: Lesser Calamint
Pharmacopoeia Londinensis name: Cattaria
Distribution summary: N Africa, W Asia & Europe
Habit: Perennial
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Habitat: Meadows, Clearings, Dry slopes
Garden status: Not currently grown
Flowering months: July, August
Reason for growing: Medicinal

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