Teucrium divaricatum

Germander                                                                                                  Τεύκριο

Lamiaceae - mint family                                                                                   Dicot.


Teucrium divaricatum is a low, spreading shrub of summer, found in dry stony sites. The bright pink flowers flowers are arranged in one sided spikes. The flower are unusual, with a prominent lower lip, and absent upper lip , so the stamens and stigma are exposed. The leaves are small green and hairy with a scalloped edge; they become tinged with red as they mature and by midsummer the whole bush appears reddish brown.

9-12mm, 15-40cm, 
30-50cm                                      JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
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