Monarda fistulosa

Wild Bergamot
Monarda fistulosa

Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
AKA: Horsemint, Bee Balm
Photo taken on: July 19, 2009
Location: Wet Mountains, Eastern CO
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Sunny slopes, gullies

Grows to 3ft with flowers in clusters up to 3" across. Leaves smell of mint and can be used to make mint tea.

Pink Round Clusters | Blue/Purple Round Clusters