Mentha spicata L. Spearmint
Sp.Pl. 2:576 (1753)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 15 August 2007

Aromatic rhizomatous, perennial, herb, to 1 m high. Fl. purple-red/pink, Dec or Jan to Mar. Damp areas.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Geraldton Hills, Perth, Warren, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Busselton, Chapman Valley, Cockburn, Gingin, Harvey, Kondinin, Manjimup, Mukinbudin, South Perth, Stirling.