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Offline nixphotopix

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Identify this mint??
« on: January 16, 2018, 02:53:17 PM »
Was hopping it was Melissa officinalis but google pics show that it has more standard mint looking leaves, sort of ruffled if you know what I mean




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Offline Templeton

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Re: Identify this mint??
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2018, 02:46:30 PM »
Mentha australis, perhaps?
certainly not Melissa.
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Offline Whwoz

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Re: Identify this mint??
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2018, 08:55:59 AM »
Leaves look wrong for Mentha australis, try Lemon Balm for a comparison

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Offline nixphotopix

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Re: Identify this mint??
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2018, 08:22:04 AM »
Leaves look wrong for Mentha australis, try Lemon Balm for a comparison

woz
Was hopping it was lemon balm (Melissa officials) but doesn't look right. Unless lemon balm is common name for a different genus?


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Offline Whwoz

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Re: Identify this mint??
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2018, 12:05:57 PM »
Any smell to the leaves when you crush them?  Will try to remember to photograph both Mentha australis and Lemon Balm over the next day or so.

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