Lemon Beebalm

Monarda citriodora

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
biennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
High

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
Caliche

Location

Min elevation:
4000
Max elevation:
8000
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Gila
Graham
Navajo
Pima
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
High
Germination Overall: 
High
Reproduction: 
High

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
DisturbanceFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilienceErosion controlPollinator habitatWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
NOTES:
can be aggressive if given water and good conditions
Citations:
Henry 2003