Monarda punctata Linnaeus var. punctata . Phen: Late Jul-Sep; Sep-Oct. Hab: Maritime forests, dunes, roadsides, rocky or sandy woodlands. Dist: NJ to s. FL, west to TX, mainly on the Coastal Plain, but extending inland.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = C, F, NY, Va, Scora (1967), Turner (1994); = Monarda punctata L. ssp. punctata – G, McClintock & Epling (1942); = Monarda punctata L. ssp. punctata var. punctata – K1, K3, K4; < Monarda punctata L. – Ar, Fl6, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, W, WH3, Sammons (2011)