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*Mentha ×gracilis Sole. Spearmint. Hab: Disturbed areas, moist soils. Dist: Native of Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Synonymy: = Ar, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, Stace (2010), Tucker & Naczi (2007); = Mentha arvensis × spicata – NY; = Mentha gracilis Sole – Va; > Mentha ×cardiaca – GrPl; > Mentha ×gentilis L. (pro sp.) – Pa; > Mentha cardiaca (Gray) Gerarde ex Baker – F, G, RAB, WV; > Mentha gentilis L. (pro sp.) – C, F, Il, RAB, Tat, WV

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

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