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Spotted Bee Balm

Monarda punctata

Description:

Upright perennial. Yellowish flower, spotted with dark maroon, in whorls forming dense, elongated spike at end of stem. Each whorl is subtended by large white or yellowish leaflike bracts.

Habitat:

Texas Our Heritage school garden.

Notes:

Contains the antiseptic drug thymol.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on May 24, 2012
Submitted on Jun 2, 2012

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