Thymus pulegioides Linnaeus 1753 (Family Lamiaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flowers

Fruit

Height: 8-40cm
Perennial
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - September (Earliest: 1.7)

Protective Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Borneol, Camphene, Camphor, Carvacrol, Cymene, Geraniol,
Linalool, Myrcene, Ocimene, Sabinene, Terpinene, Thujene, Thymol
Sesquiterpenoids Bisabolene, Caryophyllene, Germacrene
Phenolics Tannins

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge
Flower Visitors:
Siphona cristata
Parasites:
Apteropeda orbiculata Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Celypha cespitana Larva

Cnephasia incertana

Altica oleracea
Florivores:
Eupithecia satyrata

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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