Is Catnip in the mint family?



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    With square stems and opposite leaves, catnip indeed fits the characteristics of the mint family! Its aromatic nature also qualifies it as such. Indeed, it is occasionally referred to as “catmint.” It makes a great addition to the vegetable and herb garden, as a wonderful companion plant.

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    Yes it is. The mint family is referred to as Lamiaceae and one of the characteristics of members of the mint family is strong smelling oils, which you can easily detect in catnip.

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