Lamiaceae Mentha arvensis L.

Canadian Mint

Flathead - Other, Insecticide

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 64

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Scientific name: Mentha arvensis L.
USDA symbol: MEAR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Mint
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Flathead
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Leaves powdered and sprinkled on meat and berries as a bug repellant.

RECRD: 45561 id: 22647