Mentha pulegium L. Pennyroyal
Sp.Pl. 2:577 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 15 August 2007

Highly aromatic, prostrate to ascending rhizomatous, perennial, herb, 0.15-0.7 m high. Fl. blue-purple-pink, Sep or Dec or Jan to Mar. Sandy or clay, usually damp soils. Winter-wet flats, creeklines, swamps.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Capel, Collie, Cranbrook, Dardanup, Denmark, Esperance, Gingin, Harvey, Kwinana, Manjimup, Murray, Nannup, Plantagenet, Waroona.