Japanese Mint

Mentha canadensis var. piperascens

  • Japanese Mint
  • Japanese Mint
  • Flower name
    Japanese Mint
  • Scientific name
    Mentha canadensis var. piperascens
  • Alias薄荷, 和種薄荷, Japanese peppermint, 加拿大薄荷, ハッカ, ニホンハッカ
  • Place of originEurope, Western Asia and North Africa
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

What is Japanese Mint

Japan Mint, Latin name: Mentha canadensis var. piperkescens , is a perennial herb of genus Mentha of family Lamiaceae native to Europe, Western Asia and North Africa. Used in the manufacture of menthol.

Generic name: Japan Mint, scientific name: Mentha canadensis var. piperascens, aka: East Asian wild mint, scientific name: Mentha canadensis var. piperascens, aka: Japanese species Mentha arvensis, Japanese peppermint, origin: Japan, distribution: all over Japan, East Asia, Habitat: wetlands, leaf: oblong, leaf: cross vs., leaf margin: sawtooth stock, rose: lip shape, flowering time places flowers in July to August, axil, Purpose: the manufacture of menthol.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Mentha
  • Species
    M. canadensis var. piperascens
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typePerennial herbs
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.6 cm

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