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Wild Bergamot (Horsemint)

Photo of wild bergamot or horsemint plant with lavender flowers

One way to distinguish wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) from the closely related Bradbury beebalm (M. bradburiana) is to look at the leaves. Wild bergamot’s leaves have definite leaf stalks, while the leaves of Bradbury beebalm are essentially stalkless (sessile).

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