Clinopodium vulgare – information only


Lamiaceae (family name)
Forage for Pollinators: Minor source of Nectar only for Bumblebees, some other bees and Butterflies (there needs to be a large drift). The flowers are pollinated by Bees, Butterflies, and other insects.
Flowering time: July, August, September.
Growing information: NATIVE PERENNIAL WILDFLOWER growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in). Prefers dry, calcareous soils, also good at colonizing open ground such as waste ground or woodland edges, hedgerows. Leaves are edible fresh or dried as a flavouring in salads. An aromatic herb tea is made from the fresh leaves. Medicinally a cardiotonic and helps to overcome weak digestion.