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Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

narrow leaf mountain mint

Narrow-leaf mountain mint is one of a few plants that will grow in the driest, sunniest spots. Thread-like leaves support numerous small white flowers which bloom for much of the summer, serving as a valuable pollen and nectar source.

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Height: 8-16 in
Spread: 12-36 in
Hardiness Zone: 4-8


Bloom Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Part Shade
Soil Moisture
Average
Dry
Ecoregion
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
Ornamental Interest
Summer Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Attracts Butterflies
Tolerance
Urban Environment
Drought Tolerant
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Edible
Low Maintenance
Fragrant


North American Distribution


narrow leaf mountain mint - Pycnanthemum tenuifolium from Native Plant Trust
narrow leaf mountain mint - Pycnanthemum tenuifolium from Native Plant Trust
narrow leaf mountain mint - Pycnanthemum tenuifolium from Native Plant Trust