Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Mentha X piperita L. (pro sp.) image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

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Family Lamiaceae
Mentha X piperita L. (pro sp.)
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
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: perennial forb, aromatic; stems square
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet

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(PARENTS = Mentha aquatica L. X M. spicata L.)
Mentha aquatica L. var. crispa (L.) Benth.
Mentha crispa L.
Mentha dumetorum Schult.

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