Mint, or Mentha (from the Greek mintha) is a genus of plants in the Lamiaceae family with at last 24 existing species, each one difficult to distinguish from the other. There are also many known mint hybrids and cultivars. Mint is found in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and North America and they can grow in many different environments. Mints can spread over a wide area which is why it is also considered invasive in some cases.
The color of mint foliage varies; dark green, blue, purple, and pale yellow. Its flowers are either white or purple in color. It can grow up to 120cm.
Type Species: Mentha spicata