Irish wildflowers





Round-leaved Mint
Mentha suaveolens
Mismín cumhra
Family: Lamiaceae

Flowering time: August-September. Perennial. Introduced.

Narrow, branched spikes of pale whitish-mauve flowers.
Stalk-less leaves are round to ovate, blunt-toothed, wrinkled. Spreads by
creeping stems above and below ground. Aromatic. Hairy. Height: To 80 cm

Occasional on damp ground. Ditches, roadsides, river-banks.

Similar: Apple Mint, M. x villosa
     
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