Herbarium specimen: Mentha arvensis
|Taxon:||Lamiaceae: Mentha arvensis L. ("Corn Mint")|
named by Raymond Mervyn Harley 26/11/1973
|Filed in taxon folder:||Lamiaceae: Mentha arvensis L. ("Corn Mint")|
|Locality:||Great Britain, VC62 North-east Yorkshire, Riccal Dale, SE68, Woodland ride|
|Institution:||Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K)|
|notes:||A creeping mass of rhizomes with vertical flowering stems of uniform height. One patch about 4ft. in diameter. Leaves elliptic, 5 teeth on each side upper half. Light green. Leaves all fall within the range 1 to 1.5cm broad, thus causing trouble with the key in C.Y.W.'s Flora. Whorls, no large terminal head. Corolla 3mm. externally hairy. Stamens inserted.Form of Mentha arvensis L. or Mentha x gentilis L. 16th Aug. Determiner. R.M.Harley 26.11.1973|
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Documented by hollyrebecca on 26th March 2015.
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