Wild thyme

Hints of Summer

Growing in altitudes up to 15,000 feet where the force of the sun warms the earth, wild thyme is a perennial herb known to store sunlight in its slender leaves. In fact, when dried and collected, Wild Thyme blossoms are believed to release an aroma reminding us of summer. Exactly what we could all use in the middle of winter.

Thymus serpyllumolens

Characteristics

Plant family Lamiaceae (labiate)
Flowering season June to October
Harvest Flowering herb without roots: July to August
Vegetation Dry, sunny soil, field paths, edges of fields and forests, sand and cliffs up to 4,500 meters above sea level.