Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Mentha arvensis -- (Field Mint)

photos by Susan McDougall


Mentha arvensis

This native mint smells of peppermint. The 3-inch leaves are light green, with short hairs. The flowers are white to pink and borne in a dense whorl, with two leaves beneath.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 21, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7507, -121.8129, 2736
Date: July 21, 2014

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