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 Wild Bergamot

Wild Bergamot

A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify
Wildflowers - Mushrooms - Lichens & Moss ...found in New York

Wild Bergamot
- Monarda fistulosa

Mint Family
Bee Balm's kissing cousin with pale lilac flowers.
Wild Bergamot is most often found in dry soils B
Bee Balm likes it moist

Bergamot is filled with surprises.
I know it's good to stop to smell the flowers but it's best to look before sticking your nose in one

Found: Fields, thickets, wood edges, dry soils, full sun
Height: 2 - 3+ feet
July - Aug bloom time

Wild Bergamot Monarda fistulosa

Bergamot Surprise - Little Miss Muffet is long gone

Monarda fistulosa

Ambush Bugs in Love - mate me in the flower.

Monarda fistulosa
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