Plant Identification Database:
Labiatae (Mint)
Order: Lamiales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Labiatae: LV: u. opposite & decussate, u. simple, u. serrate, u. aromatic, pinnate venation; FL: 5 petals irregular connate (u. 2 lobes up, 3 lobes down), 5 sepals connate, deterrminate, u. axillary, <1", u. 4 stamens (2t,2s), stigma 2-lobed, ovary superior; FR: u. capsule (4 nutlets); ST: u. 4-angled, u. pubescent; EC:
u. Opposite & Decussate, Exstipulate u. Simple u. Serrate u. Aromatic, pinnate venation P: 5, Irregular, Connate (u. 2 lobes up, 3 lobes down); S: 5, Connate Deterrminate, u. Axillary <1" S: u. 4 (2t,2s); P: Stigma 2-lobed; O: Superior u. Capsule (4 nutlets) u. 4-angled, u. pubescent Labiatae: LV: u. opposite & decussate, u. simple, u. serrate, u. aromatic, pinnate venation; FL: 5 petals irregular connate (u. 2 lobes up, 3 lobes down), 5 sepals connate, deterrminate, u. axillary, <1", u. 4 stamens (2t,2s), stigma 2-lobed, ovary superior; FR: u. capsule (4 nutlets); ST: u. 4-angled, u. pubescent; EC:
Nettleleaf horsemint Agastache urticifolia Agastache opposite ovate serrate Irregular, Connate (2 lobes up, 3 lobes down) pink, lavender, violet terminal spike spike 1-6" herb, 1-5', erect 4-angled LV raw, FL raw, FR raw Wasatch-Cache NF UT Nettleleaf horsemint Agastache urticifolia nettle-leaf giant hyssop, horse nettle
Bugle Ajuga reptans Ajuga Angled (4A) Bugle Ajuga reptans
Hairy wood mint Blephilia hirsuta Blephilia Angled (4A) Forest Hairy wood mint Blephilia hirsuta
Horse balm Collinsonia canadensis Collinsonia Angled (4A) Horse balm Collinsonia canadensis
Hemp-nettle Galeopsis tetrahit Galeopsis Angled (4A) Waste places Hemp-nettle Galeopsis tetrahit
Ground-ivy; Ground-mint Glechoma hederacea Glechoma Angled (4A) Roadside Ground-ivy; Ground-mint Glechoma hederacea
Dead nettle Lamium amplexicaule Lamium Waste places; Roadside Dead nettle Lamium amplexicaule
Motherwort Leonurus cardiaca Leonurus Opposite, Decussate; Petiole long (1/2+ leaf length) Lobed; Cleft, Oblong Toothed (irregular serration) A: Acute; B: Acute >1" P: Irregular, Bristly bracts Violet Head-globose, Axillary <1", Summer Herb, >1', Erect Angled (4A), Purple Waste places; Roadsides Motherwort Leonurus cardiaca
Water-horehound Lycopus americanus Lycopus Angled (4A) Wetland Water-horehound Lycopus americanus
Water horehound; Bugleweed Lycopus amplectens Lycopus Wetland Water horehound; Bugleweed Lycopus amplectens
Common water-horehound Lycopus uniflorus Lycopus Angled (4A) Wetland Common water-horehound Lycopus uniflorus
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Water-horehound Lycopus virginicus Lycopus Angled (4A) Water-horehound Lycopus virginicus
Mint Mentha arvensis Mentha Mint Mentha arvensis
Hairy field mint Mentha canadensis Mentha Angled (4A) Hairy field mint Mentha canadensis
Peppermint Mentha piperita Mentha Opposite Oblong Serrate Axillary Angled (4A) Leaf raw Peppermint Mentha piperita
Spearmint Mentha spicata Mentha Angled (4A) Spearmint Mentha spicata
Wild bergamot Monarda fistulosa Monarda Opposite Serrate (coarsely) P: Tubular, Irregular Blue/Violet Head-globose Summer >1' Angled (4A) Wild bergamot Monarda fistulosa
Coyote mint Monardella odoratissima Monardella Opposite Ovate 1/2" Indstingushable Blue/Violet Head-globose, broadly ovate bracts, Terminal Erect Lake Lundy, CA Coyote mint Monardella odoratissima mountain coyote mint, mountain beebalm, mountain pennyroyal
Catnip; Catmint Nepeta cataria Nepeta Angled (4A) Catnip; Catmint Nepeta cataria
Marjorum; Oregano Origanum vulgare Origanum Angled (4A) Marjorum; Oregano Origanum vulgare
Bush mint Poliomintha incana Poliomintha Angled (4A) AZ Bush mint Poliomintha incana
Heal-all Prunella vulgaris Prunella Angled (4A) Grassland/Fields; Roadside Heal-all Prunella vulgaris
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Slender mountain-mint Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Pycnanthemum Angled (4A) Slender mountain-mint Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
Mountain-mint Pycnanthemum virginianum Pycnanthemum Angled (4A) Mountain-mint Pycnanthemum virginianum
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis Rosmarinus Whorled Linear Revolute White (below) Leaf raw Foliage, Harold Feinstein Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
Basil; Wild basil Satureja vulgaris; Clinopodium vulgare Satureja Angled (4A) Basil; Wild basil Satureja vulgaris; Clinopodium vulgare
Common skullcap Scutellaria epilobiifolia Scutellaria Wetland Common skullcap Scutellaria epilobiifolia
Marsh skullcap Scutellaria galericulata Scutellaria Angled (4A) Wetland Marsh skullcap Scutellaria galericulata
Mad-dog skullcap Scutellaria lateriflora Scutellaria Angled (4A) Grassland/Fields; Forest Mad-dog skullcap Scutellaria lateriflora
Betony Stachys coccinea Stachys Angled (4A) AZ Betony Stachys coccinea
American germander Teucrium canadense Teucrium Angled (4A) Salt marsh American germander Teucrium canadense
Wild thyme Thymus serpyllum; pulegioides Thymus Angled (4A) Wild thyme Thymus serpyllum; pulegioides
Bastard pennyroyal Trichostema dichotomum Trichostema Bastard pennyroyal Trichostema dichotomum
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION