Author: Jan Scholten
English: Calamint, Common Calamint, Basil Thyme, Calamintha menthifolia, Host, Mountain Mint.
Synonyms: Calamintha sylvatica; Calamintha ascendens.
Region: Great Britain and Europe.
Herb: attracts wild cats; taste, aromatic; odour, mint like.
Leaves: broadly ovate; slightly serrate, stalked.
Flowers: pale purple; flowering from July to August.
Calyx: with upper teeth triangular, erect, fringed with hairs, lower teeth longer, awl shaped.