Mentha piperita L.
|Habitat||Wet, sun, ditches, streams, lakes|
|Flower||Pale lavender to pink flowers cluster along the stem. Stamens protrude.|
|Leaf||Leaves are in pairs and have short stalks from the stem. They have toothed margins. Crushed leaves have a strong peppermint taste and odor.|
|Notes||Stems are smooth, 4-sided, and tend to be purple in color.|