Mentha arvensis



Field Mint, Wild Mint

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Erect
Propagation: Seed and rhizomes
Leaf Margin: Coarsely toothed
Leaf Hairs: Upper and lower surfaces
Leaf Structure: Ovate to egg-shaped
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Root Type: Taproot with branching rhizomes
Flower Color: Purple


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: DCPA
  • Post Emergence: 2,4-D, MCPA

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