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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Origanum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Origanum vulgare L. subsp. hirtum (Link) Ietsw.
Habit: Plant from rhizomes. Stem: 3--10 dm; short-hairy. Leaf: petiole 3--12 mm; blade 0.2--1.5(3.3) cm, entire to +- serrate, puberulent, minutely gland-dotted, margin ciliate. Inflorescence: generally peduncled, collectively panicle-like; bracts 1.5--3(5) mm, pale green or cream. Flower: calyx 2--2.5(3.5) mm, sparsely puberulent, gland-dotted, short-bristly within; corolla 3--6(7.5) mm, white; stamens poorly developed or 4--5 mm.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 1300 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, CCo, SnFrB, SCo, MP; Distribution Outside California: native to eastern Mediterranean. Flowering Time: +- summer
Unabridged Note: Treated as Origanum vulgare L., without subsp. indicated, in TJM (1993).
eFlora Treatment Author: Arthur O. Tucker
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Origanum ×majoricum
Next taxon: Pogogyne
Citation for this treatment: Arthur O. Tucker 2017. Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=81090, accessed on February 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 19, 2017.