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single blossoms, with petals on multiple levels, pale pink/violet
spotted horsemint  Monarda punctata.

single blossoms, with 12 petals (many tubular), magenta or purple, bright or pale
wild bergamot  Monarda fistulosa

very-showy large combined blossoms, ∼30 petals (many tubular), red or magenta;  stem shape=◼︎ square
◼︎ 🐝︎ scarlet beebalm  Monarda didyma

Learn more about 🐝︎ bee balm genus Monarda

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

Native to North America.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Used as host by caterpillars of 7 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
Uses by butterflies,
planting info
  We find our Monarda flowers very popular with pollinators.

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