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Wild Basil

Clinopodium vulgare


Dense, rounded cluster at the top of a very hairy stem. I believe this is the fruit part of the plant. During summer, this plant has beautiful, tubular purple flowers.


Spotted in a meadow on the edge of a deciduous forest.


The dried leaves can be used as a seasoning. The plant is also purported to have many medicinal qualities.

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flowntheloop 6 years ago


Christine Y.
Spotted by
Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Oct 7, 2017
Submitted on Nov 18, 2017

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