Taxon  Report   5414 
Mentha pulegium  L.
pennyroyal
Mentha pulegium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).
 

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Mentha pulegium
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Mentha pulegium
© 2010 National Park Service
Mentha pulegium
© 2014 Jean Pawek
Communities:
(many plant communities), 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
 
 Information about  Mentha pulegium  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MEPU)

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 22, 2014).

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