Common mint

Scientific Name: 
Mentha viridis
Family Name: 
Lamiaceae
Place of Origin: 
Northeastern Africa, Western Asia, Southeastern Europe
Plant Description: 
A herb with soft toothed, fragrant green leaves. They develop a creeping rootstick and can spread rapidly on top and under the ground.
Plant Height: 
10-120cm
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Oil
Dye
Perfume
Harvest Period: 
All year round
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Ground cover
Herb
Climate: 
Cool
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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