Horsemint




On a recent visit to one of the nearby, natural Missouri prairies, there were a lot of Horsemint (Monarda bradburiana), also known as Wild Bergamot, blooming. Usually, hummingbird moths can be found foraging among these wildflowers, but none were observed during that outing.  I didn’t capture a lot of images of this beautiful wildflower as […]

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Horsemint




Today’s post includes some more wildflowers found on my spring 2012 wildflower trek in southeast Missouri. This was a new wildflower for me. I narrowed this down to a Monarda species, and believe it to be Monarda russeliana, or more commonly called “Wild Bergamot” or “Horsemint” (Identification correction is always welcomed!). This flower was just […]

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