Mint, Slender Mountain
Perennial growing up to 3 feet tall. Grows in full sun to part shade and dry to slightly wet soils. It has a taproot root system and spreads with rhizomes. The leaves give off a strong mint aroma when crushed. The white flowers attract a wide range of bees, butterflies, skippers, and beetles. Mammalian herbivores tend to leave the plant alone. Blooms from July to August.
Species: Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
Mint family: Lamiaceae
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