Calflora
Taxon  Report   5851 
Nepeta cataria  L.
Catnip
Nepeta cataria
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
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Nepeta cataria
© 2002 Brent Miller
Nepeta cataria
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Nepeta cataria, 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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Nepeta cataria
© 2011 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Nepeta
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Nepeta cataria
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

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (NECA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2017).

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