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Monarda media Willd.
USDA Symbol: MOME
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Edible Plants for a Virginia Rain Garden
October 21, 2009
Can you recommend edible plants that would be appropriate for use in a rain garden? I'm located in Charlottesville, VA, but this can be in general as well.
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Record Last Modified: 2008-06-25
Research By: TWC Staff