Monarda clinopodioides A. Gray
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
USDA Symbol: MOCL2
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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Purple
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
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 2008-06-10 in Anderson County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
BibliographyBibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Monarda clinopodioides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Monarda clinopodioides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Monarda clinopodioides
MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-06-25
Research By: TWC Staff