Taxonomy

Mentha aquatica | Water Mint | Mismín mionsach

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Marshes, ditches and lake-shores

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

This genus has been cultivated for centuries as an aromatic herb. The leaves are used as flavours in teas, drinks, jellies, syrups, cooking and ice-cream.

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