perilla mint USDA PLANTS Symbol: PEFR4
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Lamiales: Lamiaceae
Synonym(s): beefsteakplant, Perilla mint, beefsteak, beefsteak mint, Purple mint
Native Range: Himalayas to e. Asia ()

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources

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Foliage;
Jil Swearingen, USDI National Park Service, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s);
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Chris Evans, Illinois Wildlife Action Plan, Bugwood.org
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Feature(s); leaf axil, in flower
Marisa Williams, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Bugwood.org
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Feature(s); leaf axil
Marisa Williams, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Marisa Williams, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s);
Marisa Williams, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Bugwood.org
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Foliage;
Marisa Williams, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s);
Marisa Williams, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Antietam National Battlefield (Maryland)
Catoctin Mountain Park (Maryland)
Colonial National Historical Park (Virginia)
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (West Virginia)
Manassas National Battlefield Park (Virginia)
Monocacy National Battlefield Park (Maryland)
Rock Creek National Park (Washington, D.C.)
Shenandoah National Park (Virginia)
Stones River National Battlefield (Tennessee)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, 1994.
Eric Ulaszek, U.S. Forest Service, Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Illinois
Faith Campbell, 1998
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
Maryland Cooperative Extension Service.  2003. Invasive Plant Control in Maryland. Home and Garden Information Center, Home and Garden Mimeo HG88. 4 pp.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources, 1994
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005
Missouri Department of Conservation,
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, 2009