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Mint family word jumble

Unscramble the following genus names of perennials that are all related in the mint family (Lamiaceae), and related to the herb mint. Often stems are 4-angled, leaves fragrant, and flowers with joined petals and protruding lower lip.  Answers follow below.  (Need a hint? Common names in random order are obedient plant, Russian sage, catmint, lamb's ear, perennial sage, bee balm, bugleweed, self-heal, anise hyssop, and dead nettle.) 

1. tSchasy

2. yshagisPtoe

3. ierPvakso

4. ilSaav

5. eaptNe

6. danraMo

7. Lmmiua

8. gjauA

9. leralPnu

10. gtaAsecha








 

Answers:

1. Stachys

2. Physostegia

3. Perovskia

4. Salvia

5. Nepeta

6. Monarda

7. Lamium

8. Ajuga

9. Prunella

10. Agastache



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