Page author: David Giblin
Mentha aquatica
bergamot mint, water mint

Distribution: West of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California; central and eastern North America.

Habitat: Lake and pond shores, riparian areas, and wetlands.

Flowers: June-September.

Origin: Introduced

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, butterflies


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Accepted Name:
Mentha aquatica L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 576. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Mentha aquatica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Mentha aquatica checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Mentha aquatica information.

E-Flora BC: Mentha aquatica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Mentha aquatica photos.

USDA Plants: Mentha aquatica information.

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