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Monarda fistulosa, Wild Bergamot
Family Lamiaceae
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Wild Bergamot growth habit, Mason County, MI, July 2014
Wild Bergamot, or Bee Balm, has square stems with sets of opposite leaves- each set at right angles to the next, and a "messy" head of light purple petals. They often grow in loose clusters.

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