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Mentha ×piperita L.

Sp.Pl. 576 (1753)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status

Aromatic rhizomatous, perennial, herb, 0.2-1 m high. Fl. blue-purple-pink, Dec or Feb to May. Sandy clay or clay, peaty sand. Swampy areas, lake edges, river banks, disturbed grounds.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 15 August 2007


IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Bayswater, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Canning, Manjimup, Rockingham, Stirling, Wanneroo.