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Wild Marjoram

WILD MARJORAM
Origanum vulgare Mint Family Labiatae
July - September un-common
Description: From 1 to 2 feet tall. Leaves are ovate, with entire or occasionally shallow toothed margin; the longest ones are about 1.5 inches. The numerous flowers are borne in dense terminal clusters; they are about 1/3 inch long and colored pale magenta, lavender or sometimes white. A perennial long horizontal root stalk carries carries this herbaceous plant through the winter.

Location: Roadsides, Fields and Thickets
 
 
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