DescriptionPluck not the wayside flower;It is the traveler's dower.~William AllinghamScarlet Bee Balm, also known as Oswego Tea and Red Bergamot. This wildflower is of the mint famil, is protected in New York State.The common name Oswego Tea refers to the use of the leaves for a tea by the Oswegos Indians of New York. Early colonists also used the plant for this purpose when regular tea was scarce. Beebalm is the natural source of the antiseptic thymol, the primary active ingredient in modern commercial mouthwash formulas.Photographed in Mountaindale, New York, USA
Pamela Phelps, Greenfield Park Member Since March 2013 Artist Statement Welcome to Pine Singer Images
Pamela is a "Keeper of Days Gone By". Through her photographic artworks she lends style and ambiance of historical landmarks and notable places in and around the Sullivan, Ulster, and Orange county areas of New York, USA.
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