off-topic, Monarda mystery

Ellen Hornig
Fri, 29 Jul 2005 13:35:23 PDT
Dennis - sounds like it might be a blephilia (B. hirsuta or B. ciliata) -

Ellen Hornig
Seneca Hill Perennials

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From: "Dennis Kramb" <>
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Sent: Friday, July 29, 2005 2:31 PM
Subject: [pbs] off-topic, Monarda mystery

> Earlier this spring I dug up some Monarda from some woods that were going
> under the bulldozer here in Cincinnati.  It has now bloomed and for the
> life of me I can't identify it.  Is there another genus similar to
> My plant has 3 tiers of small white flowers.  Each tier is only about 3cm
> across.  It is sortof like M. punctata but but without those triangular
> bracts that stick out.  I've searched the web and can't find a matching
> photo.  Anyone got any pointers?
> Dennis in Cincinnati  (who loves this group to death but knows very little
> about the plants normally discussed here)    :-)
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