Monarda is a genus of a few dozen species, part of the mint family Lamiaceae.  Also called horsemint and bergamot.

Native to North America.

🚧 In the future, we will add here identification paths for specific species of monarda, probably starting with 🐝︎ scarlet beebalm Monarda didyma and horsemint Monarda fistulosa.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Uses by butterflies,
planting info

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