Taxon  Report   10111    
Mentha spicata  L.
Mentha spicata
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Mentha spicata
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Mentha spicata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Mentha spicata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Mentha spicata
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Genus: Mentha
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

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 / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 24, 2019).