Calflora
Taxon  Report   5415    
Mentha spicata  L.  var. longifolia  L.  
(no longer an active name)
Spearmint
Mentha spicata var. longifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Mentha
Parent: Mentha spicata

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
PLANTS other name:
Mentha spicata

 
NOTE: Mentha spicata var. longifolia is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mentha spicata var. longifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (MESP3)

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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 12, 2020).