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Wild Marjoram, Origanum vulgare Family: Lamiaceae
Origanum vulgare     *     Wild Marjoram

Flowering time: July - September. Perennial

Habitat: Infertile grasslands, scrub and quarries on dry, calcareous soils. Common in southern half of England, less frequent in Scotland and Ireland.

A pleasantly aromatic plant with clusters of pinkish-purple flowers with darker buds. Erect stems with stalked, +/- toothed, slightly hairy leaves. Height 30-60cm


Wild Marjoram, Origanum vulgare       Wild Marjoram, Origanum vulgare

Wild Marjoram, Origanum vulgare
Studland, Dorset. September 2007

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