Wildflower: Horsemint

Going by many names, you may know this flower as horsemint or one of its other many names, including spotted beebalm, lemon mint, wild bergamot, or lemon beebalm.
Horsemint attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds and is of special value to native bumble bees in Texas. If you rub or crush the leaves, you will notice they smell like citrus or lemon. The leaves can be eaten raw or cooked and can also be made into tea.

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