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Mentha spicata, Spearmint
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Mentha spicata, Spearmint

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Mentha spicata, Spearmint
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Mentha spicata, Spearmint
Mentha longifolia
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Mentha longifolia

Mentha longifolia
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Mentha longifolia
Mentha arvensis, Field Mint
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Mentha arvensis, Field Mint

Mentha arvensis, Field Mint
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Mentha arvensis, Field Mint
Mentha x piperita, whole plant - juvenile
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Mentha x piperita, whole plant - juvenile

Mentha x piperita, leaf - basal or on lower stem
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Mentha x piperita, leaf - basal or on lower stem
Mentha x piperita, stem - showing leaf bases
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Mentha x piperita, stem - showing leaf bases

Mentha aquatica
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Mentha aquatica
Mentha aquatica
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Mentha aquatica

Mentha aquatica
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Mentha aquatica
Mentha aquatica
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Mentha aquatica

Mentha aquatica
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Mentha aquatica
Mentha aquatica
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Mentha aquatica

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Perdita rhois @ UCRC_ENT (6)
Aphelinidae  Eretmocerus emiratus @ UCRC_ENTA (1)

Eretmocerus hayati @ UCRC_ENTA (1)

Eretmocerus sp_uae @ UCRC_ENTA (14)

Eretmocerus @ UCRC_ENTA (6)
Aphididae  Acyrthosiphon ( @ NCSU_ENT (1)

Aphis ( @ CSUC_TCN (3)

Ovatus crataegarius @ NCSU (10); AMNH_PBI (10)
Apidae  Anthophora neglecta @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Bombus bimaculatus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus californicus @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Bombus fervidus @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Bombus flavifrons @ EMEC (1)

Bombus griseocollis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus huntii @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Bombus melanopygus @ EMEC (1)

Bombus perplexus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Diadasia ochracea @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Diadasia tropicalis @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Paratetrapedia albilabris @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Coccinellidae  Cycloneda polita @ I_LB (2)

Harmonia axyridis @ I_LB (1)
Colletidae  Hylaeus mesillae @ UCRC_ENT (8)

Hylaeus polifolii @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Megachile gemula @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile mendica @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Mymaridae  Anagrus @ UCRC_ENT (93)

Anagrus atomus @ UCRC_ENT (9)

Anagrus erythroneurae @ UCRC_ENT (202)
Reduviidae  Phymata fasciata @ UCR_ENT (1)

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Mentha L.
mint


General Information
Symbol: MENTH
Group: Dicot
Family: Lamiaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   I,N
CAN   I,N
HI   I
L48   I,N
PR   I,N
SPM   N
VI   I
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Native Status:
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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Lamiaceae ⁄ Labiatae – Mint family
Genus Mentha L. – mint

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 13 species of Mentha . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Mentha aquatica</i>
L.
Mentha aquatica
water mint Distribution of <i>
Mentha arvensis</i>
L.
Mentha arvensis
wild mint Distribution of <i>
Mentha ×gracilis</i>
Sole (pro sp.) [<i>
arvensis × spicata</i>
]
Mentha ×gracilis [ arvensis × spicata ]
gingermint Distribution of <i>
Mentha ×muelleriana</i>
F.W. Schultz [<i>
arvensis ssp. arvensis × suaveolens</i>
]
Mentha ×muelleriana [ arvensis ssp. arvensis × suaveolens ]
mint Distribution of <i>
Mentha ×piperita</i>
L. (pro sp.) [<i>
aquatica × spicata</i>
]
Mentha ×piperita [ aquatica × spicata ]
peppermint Distribution of <i>
Mentha pulegium</i>
L.
Mentha pulegium
pennyroyal Distribution of <i>
Mentha requienii</i>
Benth.
Mentha requienii
mint Distribution of <i>
Mentha ×rotundifolia</i>
(L.) Huds. (pro sp.) [<i>
longifolia × suaveolens</i>
]
Mentha ×rotundifolia [ longifolia × suaveolens ]
Distribution of <i>
Mentha ×smithiana</i>
Graham [<i>
aquatica × arvensis</i>
]
Mentha ×smithiana [ aquatica × arvensis ]
Smith's mint Distribution of <i>
Mentha spicata</i>
L.
Mentha spicata
spearmint Distribution of <i>
Mentha suaveolens</i>
Ehrh.
Mentha suaveolens
apple mint Distribution of <i>
Mentha ×verticillata</i>
L., nom. inq. [<i>
aquatica × arvensis</i>
]
Mentha ×verticillata [ aquatica × arvensis ]
mint Distribution of <i>
Mentha ×villosa</i>
Huds. (pro sp.) [<i>
spicata × suaveolens</i>
]
Mentha ×villosa [ spicata × suaveolens ]
mint

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Mentha X piperita
Mentha X piperita
Peppermint
ID: 6205 3041 0702 0096 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

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Mentha sp.
Mentha sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0104 1000 [detail]
© 2004 Dr. Daniel L. Geiger

Mentha sp.
Mentha sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0905 0572 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Mentha sp.
Mentha sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0905 0573 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Mentha sp.
Mentha sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0905 0574 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Mentha sp.
Mentha sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0905 0575 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Mentha sp.
Mentha sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0905 1343 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Mentha sp.
Mentha sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0905 1344 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Mentha sp.
Mentha sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0107 1097 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

Mentha sp.
Mentha sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0107 1098 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

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