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Origanum vulgare
Common Name: Oregano
Date Made/Found: July 1798
Donor: Sheffield Literary and Philosophical Society , 1822 - 1932
Previous owner: Jonathan Salt , 1759 - 1815
Place Object Found: Conisbrough
Department: Natural History
Accession Number: 2016.512.3329
This specimen of Oregano was found growing wild in a thicket near Conisbrough by the Sheffield botanist, Jonathan Salt, in July of 1798. The plant, which was also cultivated for flavouring food, can stil be found growing wild in South Yorkshire.
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