Monarda didyma. Mint Family. July - Sept.
A square-stemmed plant 2 - 3 feet high, found in moist ground, especially near streams, from New England west and south; also cultivated in gardens.
Scarlet, 2-lipped, clustered in terminal heads, with a number of leaflets below.
Opposite, toothed, dark green, aromatic. Plant stem hairy.