Wild mint
  • plants are edible raw.
  • best used to improve flavour of other food.
  • powdered leaves can be sprinkled on berries/drying meat to repel insects.
  • varieties in the Pacific Northwest are Wild mint (Mentha arvensis), Spearmint (Mentha spicata), Peppermint (Mentha piperita).
  • grows in moist areas in plains, foothills, and montane regions.
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