Monarda didyma

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLamiaceae
Family (Traditional)Lamiaceae
GenusMonarda
SpeciesMonarda didyma L.
Common Namescarlet beebalm
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 3.4
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Clay (KY), Cumberland (KY), Elliott (KY), Madison (KY), Shelby (KY), Wolfe (KY), Blount (TN), Carter (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1935 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100511300 Cumberland Kentucky 05 Oct 1997 James B. Beck, R. C. Clark, C. L. Tilton, C. J. Weckman
381
EKY
Monarda didyma
31234100511326 Clay Kentucky 26 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4324
EKY
Monarda didyma
31234100511359 Madison Kentucky 25 Jun 1981 David D. Taylor
353
EKY
Monarda didyma
31234100511318 Cumberland Kentucky 04 Oct 1997 Carrie L. Tilton, R. C. Clark, J. B. Beck, T. J. Weckman
194
EKY
Monarda didyma
31234100511334 Wolfe Kentucky 20 Jun 1998 Kim Feeman
247
EKY
Monarda didyma
ETSU007385 Unicoi Tennessee 14 Jul 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201777 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201771 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201773 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201775 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201765 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201763 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201770 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201761 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201779 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
31234100511342 Madison Kentucky 25 Jun 1981 David D. Taylor
359
EKY
Monarda didyma
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 25 Jul 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Monarda didyma
N/A Carter Tennessee 04 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201766 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201767 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201781 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201772 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201776 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201762 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201769 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201768 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201760 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201774 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201780 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201778 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
APSC0079494 Shelby Kentucky
APSC
Monarda didyma
APSC0080404 Elliott Kentucky 13 Jul 1988
APSC
Monarda didyma
HTTU018134 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Monarda didyma
HTTU021434 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Monarda didyma
HTTU021433 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Monarda didyma
HTTU021431 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Monarda didyma
HTTU018135 Davidson Tennessee
HTTU
Monarda didyma
UCHT034629 Cumberland Tennessee
UCHT
Monarda didyma
N/A Tennessee Aug. '99 J. H. Ferris
UCHT
Monarda didyma
UCHT041991 Carter Tennessee
UCHT
Monarda didyma
UCHT025573 Unicoi Tennessee
UCHT
Monarda didyma
N/A Tennessee A. Ruth
UCHT
Monarda didyma
BRIT127305 Cocke Tennessee 06 Sep 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
7885
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127309 Sevier Tennessee 31 Aug 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
65353
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127312 Unicoi Tennessee 07 Jul 2000 V. W. Sims
26b
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127295 Blount Tennessee 26 Jun 1986 Jane Whitaker w
25-86
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127298 Carter Tennessee 03 Sep 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
7888
VDB
Monarda didyma
TENN-V-0201764 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Monarda didyma
APSC0079551 Elliott Kentucky 13 Jul 1988
APSC
Monarda didyma
APSC0012081 Carter Tennessee
APSC
Monarda didyma
HTTU021435 Tennessee
HTTU
Monarda didyma
HTTU021432 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Monarda didyma
UCHT034631 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Monarda didyma
UCHT025574 Tennessee
UCHT
Monarda didyma
UCHT041988 Carter Tennessee
UCHT
Monarda didyma
BRIT127311 Sevier Tennessee 04 Sep 1935 Jesse M. Shaver
s.n.
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127303 Cocke Tennessee 18 Jul 1971 A. J. Sharp
46556
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127296 Carter Tennessee 14 Jul 1982 Richard Carter
3220
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127313 Unicoi Tennessee V. W. Sims
s.n.
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT126126 Carter Tennessee 03 Aug 1977 R. Kral
60732
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127297 Carter Tennessee 03 Aug 1977 R. Kral
60732
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127304 Cocke Tennessee 18 Jul 1971 A. J. Sharp
46556
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127299 Carter Tennessee 03 Sep 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
7887
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127307 Johnson Tennessee 03 Jul 1976 David H. Webb
51812
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127310 Sevier Tennessee 04 Sep 1935 Jesse M. Shaver
7908
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127301 Carter Tennessee 03 Sep 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
7891
VDB
Monarda didyma
BRIT127308 Monroe Tennessee 09 Sep 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
7909
VDB
Monarda didyma
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