Mentha ×piperita var. piperita

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLamiaceae
Family (Traditional)Lamiaceae
GenusMentha
SpeciesMentha ×piperita L. var. piperita
Common Name
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNot Native; KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNATNA (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Mentha aquatica var. citrata Mentha aquatica var. citrata
Mentha citrata Mentha x citrata
Mentha glabrata Mentha glabrata
Mentha piperita Mentha piperita L., pro spec. & Hylander
Mentha piperita Mentha x piperita L. (pro sp.) [aquatica × spicata]
Mentha piperita Mentha × piperita L.
Mentha piperita var. citrata Mentha piperita var. citrata
Mentha piperita var. piperita Mentha x piperita var. piperita L.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Boone (KY), Carter (KY), Clark (KY), Clinton (KY), Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Floyd (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Henry (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Johnson (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), Lincoln (KY), Madison (KY), Martin (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Scott (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Washington (KY), Woodford (KY), Anderson (TN), Bedford (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Cannon (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Hawkins (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Jefferson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), Loudon (TN), Macon (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Warren (TN), Wayne (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1940 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100510302 Rockcastle Kentucky 11 Aug 1989 Neal Denton, Ralph L. Thompson
0611
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510245 Pike Kentucky 03 Aug 2008 Julie B. Clark
435
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510138 Henry Kentucky 22 Aug 1962 J. L. Gentry, Jr.
728
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510096 Fleming Kentucky 17 Sep 1999 Kim Feeman, Allen Risk, Beth McCarty
786
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510161 Laurel Kentucky 18 Jul 1979 R. Hannnan & L. R. Phillippe
3067
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510088 Estill Kentucky Not shown-Not shown-Not shown Don K. Walker
506
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510146 Jackson Kentucky 29 Jul 1990 Michael Hill
17
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510112 Franklin Kentucky Not shown-Not shown-Not shown S. Rice, J. MacGregor & H. Bryon
FR-338
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510195 Madison Kentucky 05 Aug 1975 J. Stuart Lassetter
2449
EKY
Mentha piperita
31973000014799 Jessamine Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014809 Johnson Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014796 Jackson Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014797 Clinton Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31234100510187 Letcher Kentucky 03 Aug 1978 Jeffery D. Sole
407
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510039 Clark Kentucky 17 Jul 1993 robert Klein
13
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510120 Garrard Kentucky 23 Jul 2010 W. W. Overbeck
620
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510294 Rockcastle Kentucky 22 Aug 1976 Richard R. Hannan
52
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510278 Powell Kentucky Not shown-Not shown-Not shown Don K. Walker
532
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510179 Laurel Kentucky 18 Jul 1979 R. Hannan, L. Phillippe
3067
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510021 Clark Kentucky 06 Oct 1996 Ralph L. Thompson, Edward W. J. FitzGerald, Jr.
96-613
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510104 Franklin Kentucky 30 Jul 1981 Steven Rice and John MacGregor
FR-536
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510328 Woodford Kentucky 14 Aug 1954 Mary Wharton
8,659
EKY
Mentha piperita
31234100510013 Carter Kentucky 14 Aug 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne, Jr.
11038
EKY
Mentha piperita
31973000014810 Robertson Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014798 Washington Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014807 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014801 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014805 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014808 Floyd Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014803 Floyd Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014802 Jackson Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014806 Powell Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
31973000014804 Pike Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191157 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191153 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191151 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191149 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191148 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191158 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191226 Lincoln Kentucky
TENN
Mentha piperita
31973000014800 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191139 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191166 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191176 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191141 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191167 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191145 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191227 Martin Kentucky
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191168 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191174 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191170 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191173 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191143 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191154 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191150 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191169 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191172 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191138 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191163 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191144 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191171 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191152 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191160 Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191164 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191142 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191165 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191175 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191159 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191146 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191147 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191225 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191232 Kentucky
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191177 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191161 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191162 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191156 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191178 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191140 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
APSC0012124 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0079806 Scott Kentucky 20 Jul 1983
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012139 Todd Kentucky 07 May 1966
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012136 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012130 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012126 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012120 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012122 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0073059 Warren Tennessee 15 Aug 2012 Mason Brock
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012133 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012125 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012131 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012129 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012137 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012138 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0086820 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012132 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012123 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012121 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
HTTU018086 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018092 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018096 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
TENN-V-0191155 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Mentha piperita
APSC0077526 Oldham Kentucky 24 Aug 1968 Harry Woodward
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012135 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012134 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0050225 Lawrence Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
APSC0012127 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mentha piperita
HTTU018095 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018094 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018091 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018090 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU021419 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018093 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU021421 Anderson Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018089 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018088 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018101 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018097 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU021418 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018087 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU021423 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU021736 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU018098 Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
HTTU021422 Morgan Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
UCHT025789 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT034598 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT034597 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT040519 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT025786 Cumberland Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT034600 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT025788 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT025783 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
BRIT127238 Lawrence Tennessee 28 Aug 1989 R. Kral
76992
VDB
Mentha piperita
HTTU021420 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha piperita
MTSU020241 Cannon Tennessee 02 Jul 1980 Landon E. McKinney
0152
MTSU
Mentha piperita
UCHT025790 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT025791 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT025787 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT034587 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
UCHT03%600 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha piperita
BRIT127243 Monroe Tennessee 10 Sep 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
8101
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127245 Monroe Tennessee 09 Aug 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
s.n.
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127239 Lewis Tennessee 26 Jul 1981 R. Kral
67558
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127220 Cocke Tennessee 26 Aug 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
4220
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127224 Davidson Tennessee 03 Aug 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
8097
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT121661 Tennessee
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127242 Marshall Tennessee 10 Jul 1998 V. E. McNeilus
98 - 546
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127235 Williamson Tennessee 11 Aug 1987 Lisa Kelly
1231
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127227 Davidson Tennessee 03 Aug 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
8094
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127228 Davidson Tennessee 02 Aug 1968 Kurt E. Blum
2800
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127223 Davidson Tennessee 30 Aug 1973 R. Kral
51513
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127246 Perry Tennessee 25 Aug 1984 R. Kral
71551
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127237 Humphreys Tennessee 20 Jul 1994 R. Kral
83835
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127244 Monroe Tennessee 09 Aug 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
8093
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127248 Putnam Tennessee 14 Aug 1970 R. Kral
40592
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127226 Davidson Tennessee 19 Jul 1962 L. E. Franklin
231
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127251 Stewart Tennessee 02 Aug 1969 R. Kral
35985
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127231 Warren Tennessee 28 Aug 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
8096
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127232 Warren Tennessee 28 Aug 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
8102
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT126995 Sumner Tennessee 29 Jul 1975 J. Alcorn
852
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127221 Cumberland Tennessee 29 Aug 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
8100
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127234 Wayne Tennessee 29 Sep 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
8104
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127233 Wayne Tennessee 29 Sep 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
8095
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127241 Lewis Tennessee 13 Oct 1976 R. Kral
59414
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127219 Cannon Tennessee 27 Jul 1974 R. Kral
53758
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127250 Rutherford Tennessee 06 Oct 1969 R. Kral
37547
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127249 Roane Tennessee 10 Sep 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
8099
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127240 Lewis Tennessee 25 Aug 1988 R. Kral
74811
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127247 Polk Tennessee 31 Jul 1986 Jane Whitaker w
178-86
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127218 Bedford Tennessee 12 Aug 1987 R. Kral
74097
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT127230 Sumner Tennessee 29 Jul 1975 R. Kral
56086
VDB
Mentha piperita
BRIT126996 Sumner Tennessee 29 Jul 1975 J. Alcorn
852
VDB
Mentha piperita
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