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Mentha arvensis x spicata = M. x gracilis Sole (bushy mint)

Warning Identification questionable
Date 17 July 1999
OS grid ref SU57
Lat/Lon 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 17/07/1999[C]
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Stage or state Plant
Record Summary on rough ground of clearing where tracks meet
Identification Notes: Calyx: 2.7/1.9mm (1.4mm at base of teeth), teeth triangular: 0.75mm
Stamens not exserted, collapsed in all but the youngest flowers (highest whorl that's open) anthers colourless, empty.

Smells of M. arvensis. Calyx teeth not subulate. Needs expert opinion (MJC)

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