Calflora
Taxon  Report   10111    
Mentha spicata  L.
Spearmint
Mentha spicata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Mentha
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mentha cordifolia
PLANTS: Mentha longifolia var. mollissima
PLANTS: Mentha longifolia var. undulata
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More information about  Mentha spicata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MESP3)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 25, 2019).