Mentha spicata

Family:Lamiaceae
Species:Mentha spicata L.
Common Name:spearmint
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, FACW (NWI), OBL (NWI), SE (State Rank), GNR (Global Rank)
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Magnoliopsida
Sub Class Asteridae
Order Lamiales
FamilyLamiaceae
Genus Mentha
Species Mentha spicata L. - spearmint

Citation

Citation Mentha spicata Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 576. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Cult. in Holland, without data, Herb. Clifford 306 (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by A. O. Tucker et al., Taxon 29: 234. 1980.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Bronx  NYFA_1990    
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990    
Cattaraugus1982 BUF
Herbarium # 58350
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Cayuga2005 STERL    
Cayuga  NYFA_1990    
Chautauqua1995 NYS    
Chautauqua1993 NYS    
Chemung  NYFA_1990    
Chenango  NYFA_1990    
Columbia  NYFA_1990    
Delaware  NYFA_1990    
Erie  NYFA_1990    
Erie1989 BUF
Herbarium # 70641
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1988 BUF
Herbarium # 82691
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1933 BUF
Herbarium # 82690
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1931 BUF
Herbarium # 82695
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1918 BUF
Herbarium # 82674
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1976 BUF
Herbarium # 82694
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1976 BUF
Herbarium # 82696
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1862 BUF
Herbarium # 61580
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Genesee1888 BUF
Herbarium # 61582
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Genesee1987 BUF
Herbarium # 82687
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Genesee1986 BUF
Herbarium # 82689
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Genesee  NYFA_1990    
Jefferson  NYFA_1990    
Lewis  NYFA_1990    
Livingston  NYFA_1990    
Madison  NYFA_1990    
Monroe  NYFA_1990    
Nassau  NYFA_1990    
Nassau1991 OBPF
Log_num: 6904A
   
Nassau1896 BKL
BKL00062918
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1886 BKL
BKL00062916
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Niagara1898 BUF
Herbarium # 61583
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Niagara2001 BUF
Herbarium # 77725
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Niagara  NYFA_1990    
Oneida  NYFA_1990    
Onondaga  NYFA_1990    
Ontario  NYFA_1990    
Ontario1981 BUF
Herbarium # 82693
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Orange1993 BKL
BKL00062931
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1894 BKL
BKL00062929
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 NYS    
Orange  NYFA_1990    
Orange2001 BKL
BKL00019715
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1894 BKL
BKL00062927
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Oswego  NYFA_1990    
Oswego1973 RCFS
accession # 10506
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1970 RCFS
accession # 11409
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1995 RCFS
accession # 12141
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Otsego  NYFA_1990    
Putnam  NYFA_1990    
Queens1881 BKL
BKL00062915
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens  BKL
BKL00062812
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer1997 NYS    
Richmond1889 BKL
BKL00062886
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1897 BKL
BKL00062928
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1890 BKL
BKL00062922
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland1891 BKL
BKL00062925
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland2010 BKL
BKL00097769
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Schoharie1883 BKL
BKL00062920
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence1915 BKL
BKL00062919
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence2001 BH   Anne Johnson
St. Lawrence1992 NYS    
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990    
Steuben  NYFA_1990    
Steuben1890 BKL
BKL00062926
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Steuben1974 BUF
Herbarium # 82692
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Suffolk1871 BKL
BKL00067051
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1877 BKL
BKL00062811
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1911 BKL
BKL00062917
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk  NYFA_1990    
Suffolk1972 OBPF
Log_num: LB8
   
Suffolk1877 BKL
BKL00067048
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Sullivan1886 BKL
BKL00062923
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Tompkins  NYFA_1990    
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Warren1876 BKL
BKL00062869
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Warren1891 BKL
BKL00062930
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Washington  NYFA_1990    
Washington1907 BKL
BKL00062924
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wayne1872 BKL
BKL00062921
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1888 BKL
BKL00099596
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1894 BUF
Herbarium # 61574
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha spicata
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Westchester  NYFA_1990    
Wyoming  NYFA_1990    
Yates  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Mentha cordifolia Mentha cordifolia auct. non Opiz ex Fresen.   
Mentha longifolia Mentha longifolia auct. non (Linnaeus) Huds.   
Mentha viridis Mentha viridis Linnaeus