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Dotted Horsemint
Lamiaceae
Monarda punctata


tktikara
tktikara
Type Categories Useful Parts

Herb

Lamiaceae Family

Monarda Genus
Other Names for this Plant

spotted horsemint, spotted beebalm


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Lamiaceae
Lamiales
Lamiales
Tounge Order (Mints)
Euasterids I
Euasterids I
Real Stars Group One
Asteridae
Asteridae
Class of Stars (Daisies)
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

Grows 3 to 4 ft tall. Can contain anywhere from 2-7 heads per stem. It grows on road shoulders, in old fields and thin woods, and in disturbed areas. It is partial to sandy soils.
More information can be attained here- floridata.com ref m mona pun.cfm



White flower with small purple dots




White flower with small purple dots


Comment: Dotted Horsemint, Monarda punctata

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gardengeek
gardengeek
September 30, 2010
Interesting... never heard of it before. :)
tktikara
tktikara
September 30, 2010


Thanks so much! I went off your suggestions and found Dotted Horsemint, updating now. :)

gardengeek
gardengeek
September 30, 2010
That is strange, but I would swear it's a mint (Lamiaceae)
Maybe a type of Hyptis
images.google.com images?q=Hyptis

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