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Nepitella is the Italian name for Calamintha nepeta, a sometimes minty, sometimes pungent herb native to the southern Mediterranean, used in Tuscany to flavor pork, mushroom, and artichoke dishes.
The Wild Basil (_Calamintha clinopodium_) or Basil thyme, or
Next come the Labiatae: Marrubium vulgare, or common white horehound; Ballota fetida, or stinking horehound; Calamintha nepeta, or lesser calamint; Salvia aethiopis, or woolly sage.
I'm also enjoying Calamintha nepeta subsp. nepeta.
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