June EcoQuest Challenge


The Mint family (Lamiaceae) is a large group of plants that includes many aromatic species used by humans for food and medicine. They can be recognized by their scent, square stems, opposite leaves, and clusters of flowers with a large lower “lip.” More than 60 species have been observed growing wild in New York City. You can browse past observations here. How many Mints can you find?

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The New York City EcoFlora is a community science project led by the New York Botanical Garden to document and conserve the biodiversity of New York City. It combines the New York Botanical Garden's historical strengths in collections with emerging opportunities in digital technology and community science to maximize the impact on plant conservation in New York City. All New Yorkers are ...more ↓

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