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A round cluster of many individual pale lavender flowers. Height about 3 ft. It has a square stems and opposite pairs of leaves.
Spotted on Tamarac NWR near the Visitor Center. It can be found in sunny dry fields, prairies and along roads.
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.