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Monarda fistulosa, Wild Bergamot
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wild bergamot seed heads

Wild Bergamot seed heads, Manistee County, MI, March 2011
Wild Bergamot, or Bee Balm, has light purple flowers in summer, but the spiky balls of seedheads in the winter are also distinctive. Each ball is 0.5 - 0.75 inch across.

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