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(The Mint Family)


Family Description:

This large family includes shrubs and herbaceous plants that often exhibit square (4-angled) stems. The leaves are usually opposite, (whorled in some cases) simple, and estipulate. The flowers are often bilabiate and have 5 connate sepals and petals. The fruits are nutlets and the plants are well known for their aromatic qualities.

Plants in Family:

Collinsonia canadensis Glechoma hederacea Lamium purpureum -