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« Reply #40 on: March 20, 2008, 07:49:26 AM »

Hey Reinbeau,
The mint we have at my house is growing alongside a creek (in very wet soil).  My area is also known for its acid soil.  It must be a different kind of mint.  I have used mine in tea-very refreshing on a hot summer day!


That is probably Bog Mint, or Mentha aquatica.  In general the garden type mints do not like a heavy, wet, acidic soil.
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