Mentha aquatica L.
Common Name: LEMON MINT, WATER MINT
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Ad P-Forb

Lemon mint is now considered a variety or cultivar of the Old World M. aquatica and rarely escapes from cultivation. Collected in open ground in Alpena and Chippewa Cos. in 1913 and 1914 respectively by C. K. Dodge. More recently, collected in Alcona Co. (D. Garlitz 263 in 1986, MICH) along a stream in an aspen-birch woodlot.

Locations

Alcona County
Alpena County
Chippewa County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1566.