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Thymus serpyllum ‘Pink Chintz’

 

Wild Thyme

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyLamiaceaeMint family
GenusThymusFrom the Modern Latin thymus, from the Ancient Greek θύμος (thúmos, “warty excrescence”
SpeciesserpyllumLatin for “wild thyme”
Cultivar‘Pink Chintz’

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Thymus serpyllum ‘Pink Chintz’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 29 Jun 2012.

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Thymus serpyllum (Wild Thyme)

6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm)

Thymus serpyllum (Wild Thyme)

6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 5 × 3½" (13 × 9.2 cm)