BWSR’s monthly Featured Plant includes information on native species identification, range, preferred habitat, uses and planting recommendations. Focusing on plants that are important for conservation projects, BWSR’s senior ecologist and vegetation specialist curates the feature with occasional contributions from other experts. Find the current Plant of the Month here. Browse the archive here.
In this issue:
Virginia Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum)
State agency pollinator conservation efforts continue to make progress in Minnesota. With abundant nectar and dense clusters of flowers, Virginia Mountain Mint provides excellent habitat for honeybees, native bees, and other pollinators.