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Spotted beebalm colony flowering

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Monarda punctata Colony 6572

Here’s a species that hasn’t appeared in these pages till now, Monarda punctata, known as spotted (or dotted) beebalm. According to the USDA, this wildflower grows in many parts of the United States.

I photographed the flowering colony in today’s picture along TX 71 east of Bastrop on June 5th.

© 2015 Steven Schwartzman

Written by Steve Schwartzman

August 24, 2015 at 4:40 AM

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