Mentha arvensis

Wild Mint
Mentha arvensis

Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
AKA: Field Mint
Photo taken on: August 11, 2008
Location: Ditch Trail, GV, CO
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Moist areas, ditches, stream-sides

Grows  1 to 1 ½ ft tall. It has tiny lavender flowers clustered in the leaf axils. Leaves are aromatic and can be used to make tea.

Blue/Purple Round Clusters