Mentha spicata var. spicata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLamiaceae
Family (Traditional)Lamiaceae
GenusMentha
SpeciesMentha spicata L. var. spicata
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); GNRTNR (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
  • Counties - Species Present
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 atrata Mentha atrata
Mentha cordifolia Mentha cordifolia auct.
Mentha longifolia var. mollissima Mentha longifolia var. mollissima
Mentha longifolia var. undulata Mentha longifolia var. undulata
Mentha spicata Mentha spicata L.
Mentha spicata var. longifolia Mentha spicata var. longifolia
Mentha spicata var. spicata Mentha spicata var. spicata
Mentha sylvestris Mentha sylvestris L.
Mentha viridis Mentha viridis 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: Boyle (KY), Calloway (KY), Clinton (KY), Franklin (KY), Fulton (KY), Kenton (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Mason (KY), Pike (KY), Woodford (KY), Anderson (TN), Bedford (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Hawkins (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Van Buren (TN), Williamson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1941 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100510377 Boyle Kentucky 20 Jun 1957 Mary E. Wharton
10913
EKY
Mentha spicata
31234100510435 Madison Kentucky 24 Jul 1992 Mark Gorton
32
EKY
Mentha spicata
31234100510468 Marion Kentucky 31 Aug 1997 Timothy J. Weckman
3743
EKY
Mentha spicata
31234100510450 Madison Kentucky 05 Aug 1975 J. Stuart Lassetter
2455
EKY
Mentha spicata
N/A Madison Kentucky 06 Sep 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-24
EKY
Mentha spicata
31234100510401 Clinton Kentucky 26 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-547
EKY
Mentha spicata
N/A Madison Kentucky 06 Sep 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-24
EKY
Mentha spicata
31234100510393 Clinton Kentucky 04 Sep 1999 Mark A, Gorton
99-1322
EKY
Mentha spicata
31234100510492 Bledsoe Tennessee 13 Aug 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5349
EKY
Mentha spicata
31234100510484 Woodford Kentucky 29 Jul 1954 Mary E. Wharton
8551
EKY
Mentha spicata
BEREA015822 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Mentha spicata
BEREA015814 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Mentha spicata
ETSU005887 Carter Tennessee 19 Oct 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191193 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191195 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
31234100510476 Woodford Kentucky 10 Sep 1995 Wayne Long
56
EKY
Mentha spicata
31234100510385 Boyle Kentucky 22 Jun 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
5779
EKY
Mentha spicata
31234100187580 Woodford Kentucky 10 Sep 1995 Wayne Long
56
EKY
Mentha spicata
31234100510419 Clinton Kentucky 26 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-546
EKY
Mentha spicata
BEREA015816 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Mentha spicata
BEREA015821 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Mentha spicata
BEREA015823 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Mentha spicata
BEREA015815 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Mentha spicata
N/A Carter Tennessee 16 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Mentha spicata
31973000014811 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Mentha spicata
31973000014814 Mason Kentucky
KNK
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191183 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191184 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191197 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191299 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191185 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191192 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191196 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191190 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191187 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191194 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
APSC0012109 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mentha spicata
APSC0012110 Sumner Tennessee
APSC
Mentha spicata
APSC0082738 Mason Kentucky 07 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Mentha spicata
HTTU018106 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha spicata
HTTU018108 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha spicata
HTTU018110 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Mentha spicata
MTSU020242 Davidson Tennessee 08 Jul 1982 Karen Haltom
50
MTSU
Mentha spicata
MTSU020243 Rutherford Tennessee 29 Jun 1981 Joao M. C. Ribeiro
27
MTSU
Mentha spicata
UCHT025792 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha spicata
UCHT034596 Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191189 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191186 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191191 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0191188 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Mentha spicata
APSC0085126 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Mentha spicata
APSC0012090 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mentha spicata
APSC0012091 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Mentha spicata
HTTU018107 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Mentha spicata
243 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Mentha spicata
TENN-V-0244938 Campbell Tennessee 04 Aug 2011 Aaron Floden
1674
TENN
Mentha spicata
BRIT127253 DeKalb Tennessee 19 Jul 1996 R. Kral
86266
VDB
Mentha spicata
BRIT127252 Bedford Tennessee 11 Sep 1974 R. Kral
54116
VDB
Mentha spicata
BRIT127255 Johnson Tennessee 25 Aug 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
4212
VDB
Mentha spicata
UCHT025794 Van Buren Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha spicata
UCHT025793 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Mentha spicata
UOS03509 Knox Tennessee 17 Jul 1997 Greg Miller
UOS
Mentha spicata
BRIT127256 Williamson Tennessee 07 Jul 1987 Lisa Kelly
909
VDB
Mentha spicata
BRIT127254 Lewis Tennessee 16 Jul 1945 Clyde B. King
188
VDB
Mentha spicata
BRIT127257 Williamson Tennessee 11 Aug 1987 Lisa Kelly
1230
VDB
Mentha spicata
SWMT03670 Williamson Tennessee 28 Aug 1982 Rick Sullivan
SWMT
Mentha spicata
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Mentha spicata var. spicata - Dwayne Estes
Mentha spicata var. spicata - Dwayne Estes
Mentha spicata var. spicata - Dwayne Estes
Mentha spicata var. spicata - Dwayne Estes
Mentha spicata var. spicata - Dwayne Estes
Mentha spicata var. spicata - Dwayne Estes
Mentha spicata var. spicata - Dwayne Estes
Mentha spicata var. spicata - Dwayne Estes