Horsemint (Spotted bee balm)
Family: Lamiaceae (mint)
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- Natural Enemy,
- Northern Lower Peninsula,
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Natural enemies attracted
Highly attractive: Cantharidae and Plagiognathus politus.
Moderately attractive: Orius insidiosus, Thomisidae, and Chalcidoidea.
Mildly attractive: Cynipoidea, Carabidae, Chlamydatus associatus, Coccinellidae, Salticidae, Braconidae and Bethylinidae.
Moderately attractive: bees including large carpenter bees, digger bees, and bumble bees.
Highly attractive: lygus bugs and leaf beetles.
Moderately attractive: leafhoppers.
Mildly attractive: thrips and weevils.