Mentha sachalinensis

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Garden mint
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Mentha
Species: M. sachalinensis
Binomial name
Mentha sachalinensis
(Briquet ex Miyabe & Miyake) Kudô

Mentha sachalinensis is known by the common name of garden mint.[1] It is a mint species within the genus Mentha, native to Japan, Manchuria, Inner Mongolia, and the Russian Far East.[2] It is often used in teas and is quite easy to grow. The leaves grow in a circular form and the end of each stem.


  1. ^ Quattrocchi, Umberto (1999). CRC World dictionary of plant names: Common names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Sonyonyms, and Etymology. III M-Q. CRC Press. p. 1659. 
  2. ^ Flora of China Vol. 17 Page 237 东北薄荷 dong bei bo he Mentha sachalinensis (Briquet ex Miyabe & Miyake) Kudô, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo. 43(10): 47. 1921.