Satureja hortensis L.
Family: Lamiaceae
summer savory
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Etymology: Satureja: Latin name for the herb savory which was well known to the ancients, and which was recommended by Virgil as an excellent bee tree to plant around hives
Plants: perennial forb, aromatic; stems square
Leaves: opposite
Flowers: 5-parted, flower drawing
Fruits: 1-seeded nutlet
Conservation Status: Introduced - rarely escaped
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