Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park​​

Bergamot, wild
​Monarda fistulosa

​Family: Mint
Native to Ontario

Blooms: June to September
Habitat: Savannahs and prairies
Height: up to 1.2 m

Flower head: 1 - 3.5 cm
Flowers: 2 - 2.5 cm long. Lilac or pink. Upper lip, 2-lobed
Lower lip, broad 3-lobed.
2 projecting stamens
Bracts beneath.

Fruit: A dense cluster of mericarps (single-seeded fragments).