Micromeria myrtifolia

(English name unknown)
Micromeria myrtifolia


An erect much branched subshrub with tetragonal shoots covered in short, curved, white hairs. Leaves small and almost stalk-less. Pink, purple or occasionally white flowers appear in May and June. Nutlets are elongated and bluntly angled.


On rocky limestone and igneous hillsides, sometimes in open pine forests, from sea-level to 4,000 ft.

Uses and Properties

Unknown, but believed to have medicinal properties.