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Oswego Tea
Monarda didyma

Oswego Tea (Monarda didyma) Other common names: American Bee Balm, Bee Balm

Family: Mint Family (Lamiaceae)

Flowers: Summer;  Red/Pink;  Irregular flowers

Leaves: Opposite/Whorled, Simple, Toothed

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 92   

Native/Non-native: Native

Photographs: 26 photographs available, of which 5 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Oswego Tea (Monarda didyma)

Oswego Tea has spectacular red flowers.

Oswego Tea (Monarda didyma) flower

Oswego Tea (Monarda didyma) flowers

A couple of Oswego Tea plants.

Oswego Tea (Monarda didyma) flower

Oswego Tea (Monarda didyma) leaves

Leaves of Oswego Tea.

Range map for Oswego Tea (Monarda didyma)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)