Calflora
Taxon  Report   5851    
Nepeta cataria  L.
Catnip
Nepeta cataria
© 2011 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Nepeta cataria
© 2013 Al Keuter
Nepeta cataria
© 2013 Al Keuter
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
© 2013 Al Keuter
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Nepeta
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Nepeta cataria
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (NECA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 21, 2019).