Family, Mint. Color, bright red. The bracts near the flowers are also a bright red, adding to the brilliant scarlet of the blossom. Calyx, narrowly tubular, with 5 bristly-pointed teeth, hairy in the throat. Corolla, 2-lipped, the upper arched, the lower 3-divided into unequal lobes. Flowers, thickly massed in solitary clusters, terminating a simple, straight stem, 2 to 3 feet high. Leaves, thin, petioled, 3 to 6 inches long, opposite, sharply pointed at apex, rounded at base, serrate. July to September.