Mentha arvensis

Mentha arvensis


Wild Mint Category:


Soil: Hydric (Wet) to Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full to Part
Height: 6″-24″
Color: White
Bloom: July-September
Flowers: The bell-shaped flowers are about 1/4″ long. They bloom in clusters that circle the square stem where the leaves meet the stem.
Leaves: The opposite leaves are 2″ long, ovate to lance shaped, and smell strongly of mint.

Suggested Uses:

This plant works well in large restoration projects. It is a good plant to put up against aggressive non-natives and competes well with other more aggressive natives.

Interesting Facts:

Medicinal Uses:
Food Uses: The essential oils from the Wild Mint can be used in jellies, sauces and beverages.
Other Uses:
More Information:
Other Names:
Field Mint

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs