Lamiaceae Mentha arvensis L.

Canadian Mint

Thompson - Other, Containers

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 233

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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: Thompson
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Containers
Notes: Plant tops used as a liner for dried fish platters, to counteract the strong odor.

RECRD: 33078 id: 22783