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Mentha arvensis  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 565302

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mentha X gentilis L.
    Mentha canadensis L.
    Mentha gentilis L.
    Mentha glabrior (Hook.) Rydb.
    Mentha penardii (Briq.) Rydb.
    Mentha arvensis ssp. borealis (Michx.) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde
    Mentha arvensis ssp. haplocalyx Briq.
    Mentha arvensis var. canadensis (L.) Kuntze
    Mentha arvensis var. glabrata (Benth.) Fernald
    Mentha arvensis var. lanata Piper
    Mentha arvensis var. sativa auct. non Benth.
    Mentha arvensis var. villosa (Benth.) S.R. Stewart
  Common Name(s): field mint
    wild mint [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyLamiaceae  – mints, menthes  
                               GenusMentha L. – mint  
                                  SpeciesMentha arvensis L. – field mint, wild mint  

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  Source: Lamiales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Mentha arvensis   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Mentha arvensis   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  






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