Page author: David Giblin
Clinopodium vulgare
wild basil

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Oregon, east across North America in scattered states and provinces.

Habitat: Roadsides, grassy areas, forest edges, and other disturbed areas at low elevation.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Clinopodium vulgare L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 587-588. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Satureja vulgaris (L.) Fritsch
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Clinopodium vulgare in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Clinopodium vulgare checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Clinopodium vulgare atlas page.

CalPhotos: Clinopodium vulgare photos.

USDA Plants: Clinopodium vulgare information.

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