Calflora
Taxon  Report   10110    
Mentha aquatica  L.
Water mint
Mentha aquatica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Mentha

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mentha ×piperi var. citrata
PLANTS: Mentha citrata
PLANTS: Mentha piperita ssp. citrata
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More information about  Mentha aquatica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MEAQ)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 04, 2020).