mother of thyme


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Noun1.mother of thyme - fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowersmother of thyme - fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowers; naturalized especially in eastern North America
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Acinos, genus Acinos - plants closely allied to the genera Satureja and Calamintha
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I love golden lemon thyme, but I most often cook with common mother of thyme. The plant can be easily divided by pulling apart a section with roots and replanting.
For instance, one alternative to grass in a full-sun location is a thyme lawn, which can include a mixture of very low creeping thymes, both white and purple and some slightly taller patches of mother of thyme for contrast.