lemon beebalm

Monarda citriodora

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Monarda citriodora is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, that is native much of the United States and Mexico. Common names include lemon beebalm, lemon mint (this may also apply to Mentha citrata or Melissa officinalis) and purple horsemint. When crushed, the leaves emit an odor reminiscent of lemons. This odor is sometimes described as more resembling oregano, especially late in the season. Its purple flowers are highly at

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  1. (c) Conor McMahon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/8901837
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