Monarda citriodora
(Lemon Beebalm)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Mint, Lemon Horsemint, Purple Horsemint, Lemon Bergamot
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - August
    Status: Native

Monarda citriodora , or Lemon Beebalm, is native to most of the southern half of the United States. It is an annual that grows in sandy prairies, pastures and roadsides.

There are three similar southern Monardas: Monarda citriodora, Monarda clinopodiodes and Monarda pectinata. More information will be posted soon on distinguishing these species.

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