Pycnanthemum tenuifolium – Narrowleaf Mountain Mint

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Narrowleaf Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum tenuifolium) is a native, edible plant in the mint family.
It can be identified by its slender leaves and minty aroma when crushed.
The leaves and flowers are edible raw or cooked. The leaves are often dried for use in teas. Crushed leaves can also be used for insect repellent.

Written by Amy Demers, founder of the Connecticut Foraging Club. To learn more about foraging in Connecticut, check out our upcoming classes.

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