wild bergamot

(Monarda fistulosa)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not listed

wild bergamot

NatureServe

N5? - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Wetland
Indicator
Status

Great Plains

UPL - Obligate upland

Midwest

FACU - Facultative upland

Northcentral & Northeast

FACU - Facultative upland

 
Identification

See Subordinate Taxa (below) for identifying information.

 
Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 24, 28.
 
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Taxonomy

Family:

Lamiaceae (mint)

 

Subfamily:

Nepetoideae

 

Tribe:

Mentheae

 
Subordinate Taxa

mint-leaved bergamot (Monarda fistulosa var. menthifolia)

soft wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa var. mollis)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa var. brevis)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa var. fistulosa)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa var. longepetiolata)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa var. mahuexii)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa var. rubra)

 
Synonyms

 

 
Common
Names

horsemint

bee balm

purple bee balm

oswego-tea

wild bergamot

wild bergamot beebalm

wildbergamot beebalm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Eastern tiger swallowtail on wild bergamot

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Joy Park summer wildflowers and insects are available for viewing

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wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa var. mollis)

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Wild bergamot, Rørhestemynte

 
     
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  Monarda fistulosa WILD BERGAMOT
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  Bee Balm herb, Monarda fistulosa
HerbMentor
 
   
 
About

Uploaded on Feb 28, 2010

http://FreeHerbCourse.com Featuring the Bee Balm herb, Monarda fistulosa, in this how to grow Bee Balm video. Also learn how to harvest Bee Balm as well as harvesting herbs and growing herbs.

   
       
  Monarda Varieties in Minnesota
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Uploaded on Aug 12, 2011

Monarda Varieties in Minnesota. Ron DeBrule from Minnesota explains.

Pictured in video: Monarda, ConeFlower, Bee Balm flowers in bloom.

   
       
  Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)
Wandering Sole TV
 
   
 
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Published on Jul 18, 2013

Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) (aka as bee balm or horse mint) growing in the East Kootenays of British Columbia. It grows throughout most of North America. Many First Nations and Native Americans recognized wild bergamot as a medicinal plant. It was often used to make tea by the Ktunaxa and many other peoples.

   
       
  Wild Bergamot - Monarda fistulosa in bloom at Ion Exchange
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Uploaded on Aug 4, 2011

Earthyman views Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) in bloom at Ion Exchange, Native Seed & Plant Nursery in northeast Iowa. http://www.ionxchange.com

   
       
  Minnesota Native Plant - Wild Bergamot (Monarda Fistulosa)
MNNativePlants
 
   
 
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Published on Jul 15, 2013

Rich talks about the Minnesota native, Wild Bergamot (Monarda Fistulosa).

   
       

 

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Alfredo Colon
8/2/2019

Location: Woodbury, Minnesota

wild bergamot


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7/29/2016

Location: Joy Park

wild bergamot


Wayne Rasmussen
7/20/2016

Location: Joy Park

Joy Park summer wildflowers and insects are available for viewing

wild bergamot


Wayne Rasmussen
7/19/2016

Location: Joy Park

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