Flower NameThymus serpyllum
Formal NameThymus serpyllum
AliasCreeping thyme, 洋種伊吹麝香草, Mother of thyme, Wild thyme
HabitatEurasia to Northern Africa
Morphevergreen small shrub
Thymus serpyllum or Wild thyme (scientific name:Thymus serpyllum) is native from Eurasia or Northern Africa and is an evergreen small shrub of the family lamiaceae. Not stand upright because of the creeping thyme, enlarges the ground crawling. Many lips in mauve, pink or white flowers that bloom in the summer. It is also called Creeping thyme, Wild thyme, or Mother of thyme. It is used for as a nectar source plant and a herb. Thymus genus has about 350 species.
Common name:Thymus serpyllum , Scientific name:Thymus serpyllum , Aka: Creeping thyme, Wild thyme, Mother of thyme, Duch Ibuki musk grass, Origin: Eurasia to North Africa, Environment: dry land, Living type: evergreen small trees, Plant: 10-30 cm in height, inflorescence: single raw, Leaf: oval, phyllotaxis vs., margin entire, rose: lip-type, flowers long:0.5~1.0cm, flower width:0.5cm, flower color: mauve, peach, white, flowering: July to August, applications: ground cover, honey for gathering nectar source plants, spices, herbal tea, air freshener.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
ColorPink, Violet, White
Height10 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter0.5 ~ 0.5