IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Mentha cervina has a western steno-Mediterranean distribution. It is found in France, Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Algeria and is presumed extinct in Italy.
In the Mediterranean region, the extent of occurrence is about 800,000 km with an estimated area of occupancy of 600 km.

In France, it is known in six departments and is considered as vulnerable.
- Pyrenees Orientales: pool of Saint-Estve, Montalba, Saint-Nazaire, Collioure.
- Aude: pech d'Agnel (near Narbonne), near Armissan.
- Hrault: Castries, Gigean (Gardiole), Saint-Gely-du-Fesc, the Boissire, Saint-Paul-et-Valmalle, Cazevieille, Cournonterral, Portiragnes (Roquehaute), the Triadou, Puechabon, Assignan.
- Gard: pond of Pujaut, vicinity of Nmes.
- Vaucluse: sides of the Rhone (vicinity of Avignon).
- Bouches-du-Rhne: Crau (pond of Entressen, of the Alders), Arles, Tarascon.


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