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*Ocimum basilicum Linnaeus. Mediterranean Basil. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Commonly cultivated in gardens, rarely persistent for short times around gardens or as a waif on trash-heaps, probably not persistent in most of our area. Dist: Native of tropical Asia and tropical Africa.

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Synonymy: = Bah, C, Fl6, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Meso4.2, NE, NY, S, WH3; = n/a – Pa, RAB

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: UPL

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