Monarda fistulosa.

Mint Family. July - Aug.

A plant 2 - 3 feet high, found in open woods, dry, rocky soil. Maine to Ontario, southward to Tennessee.


Purplish, magenta, pink or whitish, tubular, 1 - 1 1/2 inch long; upper lip erect, toothed, lower lip spreading, 3-lobed; clustered in a solitary, terminal head.


Opposite, lance-shaped, toothed, upper leaves whitish or the color of the flowers.