Peppermint

Mentha × piperita

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Peppermint (Mentha × piperita, also known as Mentha balsamea Willd.) is a hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint. Indigenous to Europe and the Middle East, the plant is now widespread in cultivation in many regions of the world. It is occasionally found in the wild with its parent species.

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  1. (c) Rob Curtis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/476693
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mentha_×_piperita

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