A large family of about 3,500 species in 180 genera of world-wide distribution. The typically aromatic plants provide many herbs used as condiments. The family contains numerous important honey plants.

 These specimens are from the University of Texas at Austin Plant Resources Center Herbarium (LL and TEX collections). For additional information contact (512)471-5904.

 Description of the mint family

 Genera of Lamiaceae occurring in Texas

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