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Related to Mother-of-thyme: creeping thyme, Thymus serpyllum, Thymus praecox


n.1.(Bot.) An aromatic plant (Thymus Serphyllum); - called also wild thyme.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Choose from silver-edged, golden-edged, gray-wooly leaved, or the more common green-leaved Mother-of-Thyme.
Woolly thyme and mother-of-thyme were planted in the seams between stone steps; their silvery gray leaves release a subtle fragrance underfoot.
Many of them are culinary - Greek oregano, lavender, rosemary, sage, tarragon, and thyme (she grows five kinds: camphor thyme, caraway-scented thyme, elfin thyme, mother-of-thyme, and woolly thyme).