Basil Thyme - Satureja acinos
Acinos arvensis, Clinopodium acinos
Fibrous-rooted annual. Stems erect, often branched at the base, 5–20 cm. Herbage puberulent. Leaves short-petiolate; blades ovate, 5–12 mm long, entire or nearly so. Inflorescence of 1 to 3 pedicellate flowers in upper leaf axils. Flowers: calyx hispid, 4–6 mm long, lobes subequal; corolla pale purple, 7–10 mm long (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX
The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus vagans
(Colla and Dumesh 2010).