Browsing: Mentha

Mentha is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae. It is estimated that 13 to 18 species exist, and the exact distinction between species is still unclear. The genus has a subcosmopolitan distribution across Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and North America.

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Mentha arvensis (Wild Mint)

Mentha arvensis (Wild Mint) is a herbaceous perennial plant up to 2 feet (60 cm). It has a creeping rootstock from which grow erect or semi…

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Mentha × piperita (Peppermint)

Mentha × piperita – Peppermint is a hybrid mint, a cross between Water Mint and Spearmint. It is a herbaceous rhizomatous perennial plant, up to 35 inches…

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Mentha spicata (Spearmint)

Mentha spicata – Spearmint is a perennial plant, up to 40 inches (1 m) tall, with hairless to hairy stems and foliage, and a wide-spreading fleshy…

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Mentha aquatica (Water Mint)

Mentha aquatica – Water Mint is a herbaceous perennial plant, up to 35 inches (90 cm) tall. The stems are hairy to almost hairless and green or purple in…