Taxon  Report   10635    
Mentha canadensis  L.
Wild mint
Mentha canadensis
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mentha canadensis
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Mentha canadensis
© 2012 Vernon Smith
Mentha canadensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Mentha canadensis
© 2018 joaquin hale
Genus: Mentha
Communities: (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mentha arvensis var. canadensis
ICPN: Mentha arvensis var. villosa
More information about  Mentha canadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).