Mentha aquatica L.
Family: Lamiaceae
lemon mint, water mint
[Mentha citrata Ehrh.,  more...]
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from USDA Plants Website  
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University of Wisconsin - Madison (WIS-VP)  
Etymology: Mentha: Latin name for an unfortunate Greek nymph named Mentha who got herself turned into a mint plant, and a genus of culinary herbs named after her, this is one of the oldest plant names still in use
Plants: perennial forb, aromatic; stems square
Leaves: opposite
Flowers: flower drawing
Fruits: 1-seeded nutlet
Conservation Status: Introduced - rarely escaped
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from USDA Plants Website  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Dan Tenaglia  
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