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Synonyms for beebalm

perennial herb of North America

perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads

bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves

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Larva food of the hermit sphinx includes beebalm, bugleweeds, mints, and sage.
Plants such as honeysuckle, sedums, beebalm, roses, mountain ash, coneflower and ornamental crab apple are some examples of creature friendly plants.
Competitive forbs of the native dominant matrix (NDF) included Aster ericoides (heath aster), Helianthus rigidus (stiff sunflower), Monarda fistulosa (beebalm), and Salvia azurea (Pitcher's sage) among others.
Has: columbine, double hollyhocks, marguerite, purple cone flower, foxglove tansy, purple beebalm, yellow cone flower, chives, garlic, marsh mallow, lavender, flowering crab trees, orange asclepias, shasta daisy, marguerite, sunflower, pink phlox, hyssop, elder berry, orange trumpet, vine, holly, highbush, cranberry, Rose of Sharon--pink, coreopsis, lily of valley, Jacob's ladder, cinnamon fern, night shade, and more with time
Several herbaceous species were dominant across seeps, including (in order of importance): wood nettles (Laporlea canadensis), branch lettuce (Micranthes micranthidifolia), turtlehead (Chelone sp.), scarlet beebalm (Monarda didyma), pale jewelweed (Impatiens pallida), foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia), white wood aster (Eurybia divaricala), and green-headed coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata; Appendix 1).
Planting wormwood, tansy or mint will help reduce the damaging insect population, while beebalm will help attract more pollinating insects.