Mint

The genus name is from the Greek word, Minthe, who was a mythological nymph who was transformed into a mint plant by another god, Proserpina in a fit of jealousy. Wow! There are about 25 species in this genus.

 

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Mentha aquatica var. crispa Curly Mint
M. arvensis Field Mint
M. x gracilis Golden Apple Mint
M. longifolia Horsemint
M. 'Citrata' x piperita 'Citrata' Bergamot Mint
M. spicata Spearmint
M. suaveolens Apple Mint

 

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