Mentha aquatica

Family:Lamiaceae
Species:Mentha aquatica L.
Common Name:water mint
Habitat:Most common in at least seasonally wet ditches. Also, roadsides, stream banks, and sand and gravel bars in streams.
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Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, OBL (NWI), SE (State Rank), GNR (Global Rank)
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Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Magnoliopsida
Sub Class Asteridae
Order Lamiales
FamilyLamiaceae
Genus Mentha
Species Mentha aquatica L. - water mint

Citation

Citation Mentha aquatica Linnaeus
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Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Chautauqua1994 NYS    
Livingston1981 BKL
BKL00089997
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha aquatica
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1899 BKL
BKL00062809
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha aquatica
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 NYS    
Suffolk1871 BKL
BKL00062808
Herbarium Name Used: Mentha aquatica
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Mentha citrata Mentha citrata Ehrh.   
Mentha piperita ssp. citrata Mentha piperita Linnaeus ssp. citrata (Ehrh.) Briq.   
Mentha x piperita var. citrata Mentha x piperita Linnaeus var. citrata (Ehrh.) Boivin (pro nm.)