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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Monarda clinopodioides Gray
USDA Symbol: MOCL2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Linnaeus named the genus Monarda in honor of a 16th century Spanish physician and botanist, Nicolas Bautista Monardes (1493-1588). Monardes never went to the Americas but was able to study medicinal plants in Spain because Spain controlled navigation and commerce from the New World.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Purple
KS , LA , OK , TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Fredericksburg Nature Center
- Fredericksburg, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0835
Collected May 28, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1164
Collected 2012-06-11 in Anderson County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2008-06-25
Research By: TWC Staff