Taxon: Mentha canadensis L.

 
Genus: Mentha
    Section: Mentha
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
  Subfamily: Nepetoideae
      Tribe: Mentheae
Nomen number: 313998
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:577. 1753
Comment: [an ancient hybrid, M. arvensis × M. longifolia]
Name Verified on: 12-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 47 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of Japanese corn mint (wild types)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of corn mint (based on potential crossability with its parental species Mentha arvensis fide Gen Mentha 1:24. 2012)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of spearmint (based on hybrids with Mentha spicata fide Genetics 45:928. 1960)
  • Materials: essential oils (fide Adv Lab Sci 400. 1992, as M. arvensis f. piperascens; F ChinaEng)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Korea
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, - Khabarovsk, - Kurile Islands, - Primorye, - Sakhalin
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, - Chita, - Irkutsk, - Krasnoyarsk, - Tuva, - Yakutia-Sakha
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan

  • Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • South Tropical Africa: Angola
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
    • Western Indian Ocean: Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Thailand; Vietnam
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Europe; Mexico; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Europe; Mexico; United States
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba
    • Southern South America: Argentina

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