Yerba Buena (Micromeria douglasii)

Botanical names:
Micromeria douglasii Accepted
Micromeria chamissonis Synonym
Clinopodium douglasii Synonym
Satureja douglasii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 3 to 7 inches (9-18 cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruiting Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Uses: Groundcover
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Tea
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Yerba Buena by EvergreenMike Jun 5, 2016 9:26 AM 0
Hardy Edible Evergreens by EvergreenMike Jun 7, 2017 2:00 PM 131

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