This wildflower is a unique part of the mint family that has a variety of uses. With its distinctive oregano-like scent; it is a favorite for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Bergamot can also be used for its essential oil properties to create captivating perfumes. The species name “punctata” means “dotted,” referring to the small purple spots on the blossoms.
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