The well-known thyme is a small perennial herb, up to 30 cm tall. The leaves are small, slender, dark gray-green in color, while the stem is woody. The flowers are white to pink in color and are tiny. It is a herb native to the Greek flora and prefers barren and dry soils.
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Wall germander is one of the herbs that you will find with many greek names such as white grass, spleen herb, stomach herb depending on the name given to it by region. Its Latin name is Teucrium Chamaedrys, while a close relative with the same properties is Teucrium Polium. There are many species of the same family, two of which are native to Crete and have similar properties.
The wild rose is a native and very beautiful climbing rose species. You will find it spread on fences, in wooded areas and in dense vegetation, all over Greece and many parts of Europe. Many times we find it next to the root of a common rose.
Cumin is one of the native herbs of southern Europe and Egypt, with close relative the wild cumin (carum carvi). Both species have similar beneficial properties and bloom in late spring to give us their seeds in summer.