Pycnanthemum tenuifolium – Narrowleaf Mountain Mint

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.