Definition of Mint geranium
1. Noun. Tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum.
Terms within: Costmary
Group relationships: Genus Tanacetum, Tanacetum
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Literary usage of Mint geranium
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"In waste places, New Brunswick and Ontario to caped from gardens. Naturalized or adventive 5. Chrysanthemum Balsamita L. Cost- mary. mint geranium. Fig. ..."
2. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"Mint-Geranium. Escaped from gardens. *2197. C. Leucanthemum L. Ox-eye or White Daisy. Meadows and pastures. ..."
3. Flora of Middlesex County, Massachusetts by Lorin Low Dame, Frank Shipley Collins, Edward P. Adams (1888)
"mint geranium. MINT. GOOSE-TONGUE. Persistent in old gardens and occasional by the roadside. Aug.- Sept. Adv. from Asia. "A rayless or discoid form, ..."
4. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"... Balsam Herb, mint geranium. Introduced. Perennial. Propagates by seeds. Seed-time: July to October. Time of bloom: June to September. ..."