Mentha aquatica L.

Water mint

source: Jörg Hempel (2007), publisher: Wikimedia Commons  (license CCASA 3.0 Germany)
source: Jörg Hempel (2007), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Germany)

Nomenclature

GrinTax Mentha aquatica L.
The Plant list Mentha aquatica L.
English name Water mint



Crop relationship
Mint same genus



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe largest part of Europe
Asia W- and Central-Asia
Africa N-, E- and S-Africa
North-America naturalized
South-America -
Australia naturalized
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.

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Optimistic scenario

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Distribution data GBIF, December 2016
Distribution data GBIF, December 2016

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information