Taxon  Report   10111 
Mentha spicata  L.
spearmint
Mentha spicata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Bloom Period
Community: wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Mentha
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Mentha cordifolia
PLANTS: Mentha longifolia var. mollissima
PLANTS: Mentha longifolia var. undulata
PLANTS: Mentha longifolia
PLANTS: Mentha spicata var. longifolia
TJM2 + PLANTS: Mentha spicata var. spicata
PLANTS: Mentha sylvestris
PLANTS: Mentha viridis
 Information about  Mentha spicata  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (MESP3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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