Taxon  Report   5412 
Mentha ×piperita  L.
Peppermint
Click on a photo to see it bigger.
CalPhotos
Mentha ×piperita, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Mentha Xpiperita
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Mentha
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Mentha aquatica var. crispa
PLANTS: Mentha crispa
PLANTS: Mentha dumetorum
TJM2: Mentha citrata
More information about  Mentha ×piperita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (MEPI)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 26, 2016).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.