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Monarda punctataMonarda punctata

horsemint, spotted bee-balm

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-3.5'
Flowers: Jun.-Oct.; yellow and purple
Fruit: nut/nut-like

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

dry open sandy fields

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD

Wildlife

Butterfly *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/697.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004