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FLOWER CUT-OUTS

PEPPERMINT Mentha x piperata (Lamiaceae) Height to 1m<br />
Robust perennial, a hybrid between Spear and Water Mints. Has a strong peppermint smell. Grows in damp ground. FLOWERS are 3-4mm long and pinkish lilac; borne in a terminal spikes with a few whorls below (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are nutlets. LEAVES are narrow-ovate and stalked. STATUS-A popular culinary herb that is naturalised locally.
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PEPPERMINT Mentha x piperata (Lamiaceae) Height to 1m
Robust perennial, a hybrid between Spear and Water Mints. Has a strong peppermint smell. Grows in damp ground. FLOWERS are 3-4mm long and pinkish lilac; borne in a terminal spikes with a few whorls below (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are nutlets. LEAVES are narrow-ovate and stalked. STATUS-A popular culinary herb that is naturalised locally.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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