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Name: Mike
Oshkosh, WI (Zone 4b)
mtresp
Jul 24, 2016 1:47 PM CST
This plant is growing wild in the field behind my house. Is this a variety of bee balm?
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Name: Tara
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terrafirma
Jul 24, 2016 1:50 PM CST
Yes, sure is! http://garden.org/plants/search/text/?q=Monarda&button=
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Jul 24, 2016 3:13 PM CST
I agree, and a lovely Monarda too! It might be Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) which is native to Wisconsin: http://www4.uwsp.edu/biology/courses/plantid/125-Monarda_fis...
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Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
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Jul 24, 2016 7:43 PM CST
Welcome to NGA, Mike ( @mtresp ) !
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