Monarda clinopodia Linnaeus. Phen: Late May-Sep; Jul-Oct. Hab: Mesic, forested slopes. Dist: NJ, w. NY, and IL, south to n. GA and c. AL (some of the range perhaps accountable to cultivation)
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: There appear to be a number of chemical races in M. clinopodia which may warrant taxonomic status.
Synonymy: = C, F, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, McClintock & Epling (1942), Scora (1967); = Monarda fistulosa L. var. clinopodia (L.) Cooperr.