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Mentha cervina

Hart's Pennyroyal
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Mentha
Species: M. cervina
Binomial name
Mentha cervina
Fischer ex Bentham

'Mentha cervina', a member of the mint genus, is a sprawling herb growing up to .3m tall. It is very closely related to the "real" pennyroyal. It has very fragrant leaves and foliage. Its essential oils are high in pulegone, a natural abortifacient.


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