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

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California; central and eastern North America.

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

Flowers: June-September.

Origin: Introduced from Europe

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

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