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Wild Bergamont

Monarda fistulosa

Description:

A round cluster of many individual pale lavender flowers. Height about 3 ft. It has a square stems and opposite pairs of leaves.

Habitat:

Spotted on Tamarac NWR near the Visitor Center. It can be found in sunny dry fields, prairies and along roads.

Notes:

Also called Horesemint or Bee Balm. This plant has a strong odor when rubbed or crushed. The heads of the flowers attract many insects, including bees, butterflies and beetles.

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Tamarac Connie
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Tamarac Connie

Rochert, Minnesota, United States

Spotted on Jul 15, 2020
Submitted on Jul 15, 2020

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