Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Monarda punctata L. var. villicaulis (Pennell) E.J.Palmer & Steyerm. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

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Richard Bauer

David Lee

David Lee

David Lee

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert Bierman

Robert Bierman

Janice Stiefel

Janice Stiefel
Family Lamiaceae
Monarda punctata L. var. villicaulis (Pennell) E.J.Palmer & Steyerm.
dotted horsemint, horsemint
Monarda: after Nicholas Monardes (1493-1588), a Spanish physician and botanist
punctata: Latin meaning generally "dotted"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual/biennial/perennial, 6"-36" tall forb, aromatic; stems hairy
Flower: yellow with purple spots, surrounded by 5-10 petal-like, white to pink bracts, 5-parted, 1/2"-1" long, stamens shorter than the petals; flower drawing inflorescence a dense whorl both terminal and from the leaf axils; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:lance-like with pointed tips, bottom densely hairy
Habitat: full sun; dry; inland sands; in sandy, gravelly soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Monarda punctata L. subsp. punctata var. villicaulis (Pennell) E.J.Palmer & Steyerm.
Monarda punctata L. subsp. villicaulis Pennell

         
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