Calflora
Taxon  Report   10110    
Mentha aquatica  L.
Water mint
Mentha aquatica
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Mentha aquatica
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Mentha aquatica
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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
© 2014 Robert Sikora
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Mentha
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mentha ×piperi var. citrata
PLANTS: Mentha piperita ssp. citrata
PLANTS: Mentha var. citrata
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More information about  Mentha aquatica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).