Monarda is a genus consisting of roughly 16 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae

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Monarda is a genus consisting of roughly 16 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. Common names include bee balm, horsemint, oswego tea, and bergamot. The genus was named for the Spanish botanist Nicolás Monardes.
Location: Ontario, Canada