WATER MINT

Mentha aquatica

Mint / Dead-Nettle Family [Lamiaceae]  

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status
statusZnative
flower
flower8lilac
morph
morph8zygo
petals
petalsZ4
type
typeZclustered
type
typeZglobed
stem
stem8square

7th August 2008, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Rufford Branch Photo: © RWD


2nd August 2005, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Rufford Branch Photo: © RWD


2nd August 2005, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Rufford Branch Photo: © RWD


7th August 2008, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Rufford Branch Photo: © RWD


29th July 2007, Hollingworth Branch Canal, Daisy Nook, M/cr. Photo: © RWD


2nd August 2005, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Rufford Branch Photo: © RWD


2nd August 2005, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Rufford Branch Photo: © RWD


2nd August 2005, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Rufford Branch Photo: © RWD


21st July 2006, Sefton Coastal Path, Formby Photo: © RWD


29th July 2007, Hollingworth Branch Canal, Daisy Nook, M/cr. Photo: © RWD


Hybridizes with :

  • Corn Mint (Mentha arvensis) to produce Whorled Mint (Mentha × verticillata)
  • Spear Mint (Mentha spicata) to produce Peppermint (Mentha × piperita)

Some similarities to other mints.


  Mentha aquatica  ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Lamiaceae  

Distribution
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 BSBI maps
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Mentha
(Mints)

WATER MINT

Mentha aquatica

Mint / Dead-Nettle Family [Lamiaceae]  

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