Calflora
Taxon  Report   10110 
Mentha aquatica  L.
Water mint
Mentha aquatica
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
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Mentha aquatica
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Mentha aquatica
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Mentha aquatica, 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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Mentha aquatica
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Mentha
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Mentha ×piperi var. citrata
PLANTS: Mentha piperita ssp. citrata
PLANTS: Mentha var. citrata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Mentha citrata
More information about  Mentha aquatica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MEAQ)

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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2017).

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