Monarda punctata
Mint Mint (m[i^]nt), n. [AS. minte, fr. L. mentha, Gr. mi`nqa, mi`nqh.] (Bot.) The name of several aromatic labiate plants, mostly of the genus {Mentha}, yielding odoriferous essential oils by distillation. See {Mentha}. [1913 Webster]

Note:

{Corn mint} is {Mentha arvensis}.

{Horsemint} is {Mentha sylvestris}, and in the United States {Monarda punctata}, which differs from the true mints in several respects.

{Mountain mint} is any species of the related genus {Pycnanthemum}, common in North America.

{Peppermint} is {Mentha piperita}.

{Spearmint} is {Mentha viridis}.

{Water mint} is {Mentha aquatica}. [1913 Webster]

{Mint camphor}. (Chem.) See {Menthol}.

{Mint julep}. See {Julep}.

{Mint sauce}, a sauce flavored with spearmint, for meats. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Monarda punctata — ID 54662 Symbol Key MOPU Common Name spotted beebalm Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • Monarda punctata ssp. punctata var. punctata — ID 54677 Symbol Key MOPUP2 Common Name spotted beebalm Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, DC, DE, FL, GA, LA, MD, MS, NC, NJ, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Monarda punctata ssp. punctata — ID 54665 Symbol Key MOPUP Common Name spotted beebalm Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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