The Mintweed (Salvia reflexa) belongs to Lamiaceae (the Mintfamily). It is an annual herb that is distributed from the southern part of North America to Mexico. This herb grows in dry wastelands and can reach a height of 15 to 70 cm. The stem has 4 ridges and stands upright. The leaves are lanceolate to narrow ovate and opposite, with shallow wavy serrations on the edges. From June to October, blue to pale blue labiate flowers bloom on the upright inflorescences. The upper lip stands, and the lower lip bends and splits into three shallow parts. It's naturalization was confirmed in Tsu City in 1955 in Japan, but it does not seem to have spread much. In Japanese name, it is called "Inu-hime-kozuchi".