Virginia mountain mint


Definition of Virginia mountain mint

: a perennial mountain mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum) of eastern North America with narrow leaves and clusters of very small white flowers Virginia mountain mint produces frothy mounds of small white flowers spotted with purple in broad, flattened inflorescences. — C. Colston Burrell, in Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants, 2006

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First Known Use of Virginia mountain mint

circa 1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Virginia mountain mint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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