Wild Bergamot Monarda fistulosa
Flores > Lamiales > Lamiaceae
Names in different Languages
|German||Wilde Bergamotte, Wilde Indianernessel, Wilde Monarde|
|Spanish||Bergamote fistuleuse, Monarde fistuleuse|
Wild Bergamot is a native flower in Quebec, growing up to 1m tall. It grows in dry fields, thickets and clearings, blooming from June to September. The plant is considered a medicinal plant by Native Americans.
How to Identify
A plant up to 1m tall with long lance-shaped and toothed leaves. A branch carries a compact cluster of flowers with violet petals.
Where When to Spot
A common plant in different parks around Montreal along edges of forests and clearings. Check Champ des Possibles June to September.
|2020-08-03||Champ des Possibles|