Acinos alpinus (L.) Moench subsp. alpinus


Genus: Acinos

Sinònims: Satureja alpina (l.) Scheele

Catalan common name: Calament alpí.

Spanish common name: Albahaca agreste. Poleo de monte. Té de sierra.

Province distribution: Barcelona. Girona. Lleida.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Boreo-alpine

Uses and properties: Aromatic.

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Chameophyte.

Habitats: Meso-xerophyll mountain fields.

Characteristics: Grows in dry pastures on calcareous soils. A small perennial plant with leaves ovate and dentate. Verticillaster with 2-8 violet coloured flowers, these are12-15 mm.