monarda fistulosa


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bee balm

A bizarre-looking, wonderful smelling red or lavender flower that looks kind of like a red sunflower with wilting petals. Flowers look this way because it’s in the mint family. Entire plant is edible and Tastes range from citrus-like to mint or oregano. Sometimes used as flavoring in foods. You can use bee balm flowers any place you use oregano. Both leaves and flowers are edible. Red flowers have minty flavor. Aromatic, delicious leaf tea (which tastes like Earl Grey), is used to expel worms, relieve gas, stomach ache, colic, measles, insomnia, heart problems, colds, spasms. Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, diuretic, stimulant, anesthetic, gastric problems, insomnia, sore throat, menstrual pain. Main use has been to expel worms.
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hirsutus, Monarda fistulosa, Smilax lasioneura, Solidago canadensis, and Symphyotrichum cordifolium (sagittifolium).
tetanica Monarda fistulosa Dasiphora fruticosa Comandra urnbellata Phlox maculata foribunda Eleocharis elliptica Rudbeckia hirta Epilobium coloratum Hypoxis hirsuta pulcherrima Helianthus giganteus Lithospermum canescens Thalictrum revolution Liatris spicata Senecio aureus Lobelia kalmii Smilacina stellata Physostegia virginiana Symplocarpus foetidus Pilea fontana Zizia aurea Prenanthes racemosa Solidago patula Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
Herbaceous plants occurring in both sedge meadows include Agalinis purpurea, Eupatorium perfoliatum, Filipendula rubra, Galium triflorum, Lobelia kalmii, Lysimachia quadriflora, Monarda fistulosa, Oxypolis rigidior, Pedicularis lanceolata, Pilea fontana, Pycnanthemum virginianum, Rudbeckia hirta var.