Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Monarda at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Eastern Horse-mint, Spotted Beebalm
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Jerry Bright jeb_mg_1745
September Orangeburg County SC
Leaves lance-shaped to elliptic. All parts of the plant pleasantly aromatic, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_monarda_punctata_17c
Pale yellow petals with dark purple spots nearly overshadowed by the bracts, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_monarda_punctata_4
Large, leaflike, showy, pink-to-lavender subtending bracts, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.