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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)
Accession number:K001026318
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Mentha arvensis herbarium specimen from Riccal Dale, VC62 North-east Yorkshire.
collector's number:211
fruits/flowers:mature flowers
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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