Germander, Teucrium scorodonia, is sometimes called Wood Germander, Wood Sage and Sage-leafed Germander. The leaves were once substituted for hops in the brewing of beer. Used internally to treat feverish conditions and externally of slow-healing wounds and ulcers. This plant makes a thick and hardy ground cover. Not related to sage (Salvia officinalis). Wood Germande is a native to Europe and is adaptable to most soils in an open sunny position. Drought and frost resistant. A perennial, growing to 0.6m x 1.0m.