Monarda punctata var. lasiodonta
Monarda punctata L. var. lasiodonta A. Gray
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
Synonym(s): Monarda lasiodonta
USDA Symbol: MOPUL
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.
This taxon appears as Monarda punctata ssp. punctata var. lasiodonta on the USDA PLANTS Database website.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
BibliographyBibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
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Web ReferenceWebref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Monarda punctata var. lasiodonta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Monarda punctata var. lasiodonta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Monarda punctata var. lasiodonta
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-07-24
Research By: TWC Staff