Definition of Mountain mint

1. Noun. Any of a number of perennial herbs of the genus Pycnanthemum; eastern North America and California.

Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Koellia, Genus Pycnanthemum, Koellia, Pycnanthemum
Specialized synonyms: Basil Mint, Pycnanthemum Virginianum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Mint

mountain gorillas
mountain grape
mountain hare
mountain hares
mountain heath
mountain hemlock
mountain hollyhock
mountain lady's slipper
mountain laurel
mountain lily
mountain lion
mountain lions
mountain male fern
mountain man
mountain maple
mountain mint (current term)
mountain nyala
mountain oak
mountain oysters
mountain paca
mountain parsley fern
mountain partridge
mountain peak
mountain phlox
mountain pine
mountain pride
mountain quail
mountain range

Literary usage of Mountain mint

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"Mountain-mint has a taste intermediate between that of pennyroyal and spearmint, due to its volatile oil, its only important constituent. ..."

2. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"mountain mint. Labiatae. Named for JLC Koelle, German botanist, ... Hoary Mountain Mint, mountain mint, Calamint, Wild Basil, locally known as Horsemint. b. ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Mountain-mint Herbaceous perennial Moist old fields, sandy river banks or ... Mountain-mint Herbaceous perennial Boggy fields, swamps and moist woods. ..."

4. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"HAIRY MOUNTAIN-MINT. (Man. p. 801 ; IF_/". 3156. ) On prairies and in dry woods, Ohio to Ga., Kans. and Ark.—Pennsylvania : MONROE ; HUNTINGDON. 4. ..."

5. Handbook of the Wild and Cultivated Flowering Plants by Chester Arthur Darling (1912)
"b Leaves broadest near the base, lanceolate to linear-lanceolate VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN MINT. (K. virginiana.) 3 a Leaves covered with whitish wool beneath; ..."

6. The History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania: From the Discovery of the by William Watts Hart Davis (1876)
"Sparingly in middle and upper districts, muticum, Pere. (Pointless mountain mint) Not common, lanceolatum, Pursh. (Lanceolate mountain mint) ..."

7. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"K. montana, thin-leaved mountain-mint, a smoother individual than the preceding species, is not nearly so pretty although a certain similarity can be ..."

8. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"Mountain-mint has a taste intermediate between that of pennyroyal and spearmint, due to its volatile oil, its only important constituent. ..."

9. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"mountain mint. Labiatae. Named for JLC Koelle, German botanist, ... Hoary Mountain Mint, mountain mint, Calamint, Wild Basil, locally known as Horsemint. b. ..."

10. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Mountain-mint Herbaceous perennial Moist old fields, sandy river banks or ... Mountain-mint Herbaceous perennial Boggy fields, swamps and moist woods. ..."

11. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"HAIRY MOUNTAIN-MINT. (Man. p. 801 ; IF_/". 3156. ) On prairies and in dry woods, Ohio to Ga., Kans. and Ark.—Pennsylvania : MONROE ; HUNTINGDON. 4. ..."

12. Handbook of the Wild and Cultivated Flowering Plants by Chester Arthur Darling (1912)
"b Leaves broadest near the base, lanceolate to linear-lanceolate VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN MINT. (K. virginiana.) 3 a Leaves covered with whitish wool beneath; ..."

13. The History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania: From the Discovery of the by William Watts Hart Davis (1876)
"Sparingly in middle and upper districts, muticum, Pere. (Pointless mountain mint) Not common, lanceolatum, Pursh. (Lanceolate mountain mint) ..."

14. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"K. montana, thin-leaved mountain-mint, a smoother individual than the preceding species, is not nearly so pretty although a certain similarity can be ..."

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