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Wild Mint (Mentha arvensis)
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Family: Lamiaceae (Mint)
Height: 0.5 to 2 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 0.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Butler-Freeport Trail
Notes: Leaves strongly scented.
More photos of this flower
- Northern Bugleweed
Bugleweed has a narrower leaf. Wild mint has a strong mint odor while bugleweed does not.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.