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Jun 16, 2021 8:30 PM CST
Hello again,

I have an herb that seems to have started growing spontaneously
a few years ago. It's well-established now. :)
It has a pleasant smell but I don't know what it is.

Can anyone here identify it?

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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
Daylilies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies Annuals
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Jun 17, 2021 3:33 AM CST
Catnip, Nepeta cataria?

Name: Zoƫ
Albuquerque NM, Elev 5310 ft (Zone 7b)
Region: New Mexico Herbs Salvias Composter Bee Lover Container Gardener
Bookworm Cat Lover Enjoys or suffers hot summers
Jun 17, 2021 7:22 AM CST
Lemony scent? Maybe lemon balm Melissa officinalis?
For me, gardening is really just an excuse for playing in the dirt. Admittedly, plants are a satisfying by-product.
Jun 17, 2021 9:19 PM CST
NMoasis said:Lemony scent? Maybe lemon balm Melissa officinalis?

Thanks I don't think this one is it. It has a distinct scent but I would not characterize
it as a lemony scent.

Jun 17, 2021 9:20 PM CST
sooby said:Catnip, Nepeta cataria?

Thanks Paul, I think it may be Catnip.
How would you charcterize its scent, if possible?

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