Horsemint (Monarda punctata) belongs to the family Lamiaceae (the Mint family). It is a biennial or perennial herb that is native to the eastern North America, from Vermont to Minnesota and south to Florida, eastern Texas and Mexico. This herb grows on roadsides and in disturbed areas and can reach 60-90 cm in height. The stems are obtusely angled and multi-branched. The leaves are oblong-lanceolate to oblong, remotely and obscurely serrate. The flowers are yellow, with brown or purple spots, axillary whorls and bloom in July to September.