Thymus praecox  
Family: Lamiaceae
creeping thyme, mother-of-thyme
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Botanical Illustration  
Etymology: Thymus: ancient Greek name for Thyme, probably from thyein for "to burn for perfume, referring to its use as incense
Plants: perennial forb, aromatic; stems square
Leaves: opposite, main leaves toothless
Flowers: 5-parted, flower drawing
Fruits: 1-seeded nutlet
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
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Theodore S. Cochrane  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Theodore S. Cochrane