Calflora
Taxon  Report   5412    
Mentha ×piperita  L.
Peppermint
Mentha Xpiperita
© 2012 Daniel Gluesenkamp
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mentha ×piperita, 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 Xpiperita
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Mentha
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2018).

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