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Directory of Wildflowers

Narrowleaf Mountain Mint
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Narrowleaf Mountain Mint
Narrowleaf Mountain Mint

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
1 - 3 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
5 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
July - September
 

Features

Clusters of small white flowers, spotted with purple. Foliage is fragrant when crushed.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

Found in dry prairies and open woods, as well as along streams.