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<strong>Purple Bergamot</strong>
<span style="color: purple;">Rare!</span>
<em>Monarda media</em> /Mint Family<br>
This rare species of Monarda is found in Monroe and Polk counties in Tennessee. I found this one blooming in the high elevations in la...
Purple Bergamot
Rare!
Monarda media /Mint Family

This rare species of Monarda is found in Monroe and Polk counties in Tennessee. I found this one blooming in the high elevations in late July in the Cherokee National Forest.
Perennial
Where seen: Cherokee National Forest, Great Smoky Mountains NP

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