Mentha aquatica L. (Water mint)

Water mint


Mentha aquatica

Photo of Mentha aquatica L.

Mentha aquatica, flowers

Detail of flowers (Mentha aquatica L.)

Mentha aquatica L. – (Water mint)

Perennial plant of the Mint family -labiatae- up to 80 cm. Erect stems, usually hairy. Ovate leaves, petiolated. Violet flowers till 8 mm., in separated round inflorescences. Calyx with narrow teeth. Stamens standing out the corolla. By the side of the streams or stagnant waters.

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Vicente Martínez Centelles
Written by Vicente Martínez Centelles Founder of the web and director. Teacher of natural sciences, expert in plants, natural remedies and botanical photography.

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