Northern Bushcraft

Wild Mint

  • plants are edible raw.
  • best used to improve flavour of other food.
  • powdered leaves can be sprinkled on berries/drying meat to repel insects.
  • varieties in Quebec are Wild mint (Mentha arvensis), Spearmint (Mentha spicata) and Peppermint (Mentha piperita).
  • grows in moist areas in plains, foothills, and montane regions.
Pictures ()
<< previous picture  |   next picture >>
Related topics: Edible Plants of QC - Edible Berries of QC - Edible Mushrooms of QC
homepage | references | feedback