Plants of the Castlemaine District.
River Mint - native (Mentha australis)
Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family).
Occurrence: Grows on stream banks and swamps.
- the flowers are bunched along the stem, growing at the leaf bases
- the flowers are white (or pink) on very short stalks
- the leaves are paired, and well-separated
- the leaves are narrow, green (or purplish) and not toothed.
Photos: Beside the Loddon River at Glenluce Springs.