Taxon  Report   10111    
Mentha spicata  L.
Mentha spicata
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mentha spicata
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Mentha spicata
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
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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Plant Characteristics
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Mentha spicata
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Mentha
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mentha cordifolia
PLANTS: Mentha longifolia var. mollissima
PLANTS: Mentha longifolia var. undulata
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More information about  Mentha spicata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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