Plant ID forum: Mediterranean Plant

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Aug 20, 2016 7:56 AM CST
Hello everyone!

Can you help m,e find this plant.The aroma is similar to mint.
Thumb of 2016-08-20/VisarAlbania/2c2f35

Name: Amanda
KC metro area, Missouri (Zone 6a)
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Aug 20, 2016 8:32 AM CST
Monarda aka Bee Balm. There are a few different species but we would need to know location and probably better pics to narrow it down further.
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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Aug 20, 2016 10:43 AM CST
It would appear Visar is in Albania.

The leaves, from what I can see, resemble Origanum vulgare. The stems however look to be quite thick, this might be a variation for the location.

Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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Aug 20, 2016 12:47 PM CST
I agree, it looks like O. vulgare and stem variation can be due to location:

More photos for comparison:
Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

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