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Old May 3rd, 2012, 08:28 AM
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Can anyone identify this mint?

I found this mint growing in the woods near a town that was abandoned in 1947. It smells similar to spearmint. My best guess is that's a cultivated mint in the Mentha family that was left on it's own for over 60 years. I transplanted a small patch of it into my my mint garden.

I was hoping someone could narrow it down to a specific species.

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Re: Can anyone identify this mint?

Mentha pulegium (Pennyroyal) would be my guess!
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