Pogogyne douglasii parviflora is an annual/perennial found in areas such as South-western N. America - California. A member of the Labiatae family, Pogogyne douglasii parviflora (Benth.)J.T.Howell is also known by its common name of Mesamint. The Annual/perennial can grow to a height of 0.3 meters and up to meters wide. The preferred habitat of Low places below 1000 metres[71]., with LMH soil and SN moisture levels. .

Mesamint is a zone hardy plant that has medicinal uses - the medicinal usage rating of Mesamint is 1The leaves have been used as a counter-irritant in the treatment of stomach and bowel pains[257].

Pogogyne douglasii parviflora is a non flowering plant which is pollinated by .

The plant has an edibility rating of 2The leaves are used as a sweet and aromatic flavouring for wheat and barley piñole[46, 61, 177, 257]. The leaves are used as a tea substitute[161, 177, 257]. Seed - raw or cooked. It is used as an aromatic ingredient of wheat and barley piñole[161, 207, 257]. Highly prized by the native American Indians, it is gathered in surprisingly large quantities[207].

Cultivation tips: We have very little information on this species but believe that it can be grown as a half-hardy annual in Britain. It is likely to need a sunny position in a light or medium well-drained soil.

. The plant should best be propagated by Seed - sow early to mid spring in a warm greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots
and plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts[1].

The leaves are used as a sweet and aromatic flavouring for wheat and barley piñole[46, 61, 177, 257]. The leaves are used as a tea substitute[161, 177, 257]. Seed - raw or cooked. It is used as an aromatic ingredient of wheat and barley piñole[161, 207, 257]. Highly prized by the native American Indians, it is gathered in surprisingly large quantities[207].