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Wild Mint, Field Mint
Full to part sun, wet to medium moisture level, adapted to most soils except rocky, moderately acid to neutral pH. 1-2 ft height, blooms summer into fall, white to pink to lavender flowers, spreads aggressively by rhizomes and moderately fast by re-seeding.
Germination Code: A, D
Native Region: Occurs only in 6 counties – Lake, Obion, Davidson, Williamson, Dekalb, and Campbell
One of the few native mints. Can be weedy or invasive. Attracts bees.