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Mentha pulegium Jerusalem Botanical Gardens Mentha pulegium,Pennyroyal Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Mentha pulegium

Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

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  1. Beautiful crab spider waiting for prey. What species is it? Posted one month ago
    1. probably Thomisus onustus Posted one month ago
  2. It looks as if it’s ready for Mardi Gras! Posted one month ago

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''Mentha pulegium'', commonly pennyroyal, or pennyrile, also called squaw mint, mosquito plant and pudding grass, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, native to Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. Crushed pennyroyal leaves emit a very strong fragrance similar to spearmint. Pennyroyal is a traditional folk remedy, emmenagogue, abortifacient, and culinary herb, but is toxic to the liver and has caused some deaths. European pennyroyal is related to an American species,.. more

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Ori Fragman Sapir
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By Ori Fragman Sapir

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Uploaded Jan 8, 2021. Captured Jul 25, 2019 13:29.
  • NIKON D7200
  • f/45.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO500
  • 105mm