A tall coarse kind of mint.
- Genera Mentha and Monarda, family Labiatae: several species and hybrids, including the European Mentha longifolia and the North American Monarda punctata.
- Other names for this plant are plains horsemint, tall horsemint, lemon-mint, and lemon beebalm.
- There are horsemints and mountain mints.
- Members of the mint family, horsemints all have strongly aromatic foliage, the fragrances varying between the species.
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