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Monarda bradburianaMonarda bradburiana (M. fistulosa)

wild bergamot, horsemint

Photograph(s) by*: RS MNPS


Height: 1.5-5'
Flowers: Jun.-Sept.; pink to purple
Fruit: nut/nut-like

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 6-8
Soil type: Clay Loamy


fields, thickets, roadsides, woodland borders

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA NY PA


Butterfly Hummingbird *


confused with bee-balm (M. didyma); aromatic; herbal uses

 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
Last updated: 1 October 2004