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Monarda fistulosa; bee balm, wild bergamot [Lamiaceae]  2-4 tall native perennial with opposite, lanceolate leaves.  Pale purple to pink, 5-parted flowers borne in dense, terminal infloresences in mid- to late-summer.  Stamens conspicuously longer than the petals.  Found throughout the state in a variety of habitats.  Numerous hybrids and cultivars are popular garden plants.  [125]

   

 

 

 

 

 

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