Digital Herbaria

Monarda citriodora

Monarda citriodora Cerv. ex Lag.

Lemon beebalm, Purple horsemint, Lemon mint, Plains horsemint, Lemon horsemint, Horsemint, Purple lemon mint

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Monarda citriodora

Horsemint, Lemon Beebalm


Location: Beside large ditch on northeast corner of Carriage Square--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun; average moisture; alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Annual, 80 cm tall, erect, single stalk, striate, 3-4 mm dia., 4-angled, much branched in upper third, odorous. Leaves long petioled, lanceolate, serrate. Calyx teeth and floral bracts aristate. Corolla white, dotted with purple.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 22, 1987
Specimen number: 146

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0331
Accession Date: May 3, 1993
Accession Number: 26

Annotations: SCFRB

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