Thymus serpyllum

Thymus serpyllum

  • Thymus serpyllum
  • Thymus serpyllum
  • Flower name
    Thymus serpyllum
  • Scientific name
    Thymus serpyllum
  • Aliasクリーピングタイム, Creeping thyme, 洋種伊吹麝香草, Mother of thyme, Wild thyme
  • Place of originEurasia to Northern Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August
  • Language of flowersNicky

What is Thymus serpyllum

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.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Thymus
  • Species
    T. serpyllum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen small shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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