Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Mentha X gracilis Sole (pro sp.) image
Photographer: Steve C. Garske           

Botanical Illustration

Steve C. Garske
Family Lamiaceae
Mentha X gracilis Sole (pro sp.)
little-leaved mint, red mint
Mentha: Latin name for an unfortunate Greek nymph named Mentha who got herself turned into a mint plant, and a genus of culinary herbs named after her, this is one of the oldest plant names still in use
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: perennial forb, aromatic; stems square
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet

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All Mentha list Google- Images or Text
(PARENTS = Mentha arvensis L. X M. spicata L.)
Mentha cardiaca J.Gerard ex Baker
Mentha gentilis auct. non L.
Mentha X cardiaca J.Gerard ex Baker
Mentha X gentilis L. var. cardiaca (J.Gerard ex Baker) B.Boivin (pro nm.)
Mentha X muelleriana auct. non F.W.Schultz

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