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By Emily Monosson / On January 14th, 2015

A grizzly bear in Alaska.

Photo credit: Flock/bandada by user Rafael Edwards

By Cheryl L. Peterson / On June 4th, 2012

This unique member of the mint family (Lamiaceae) is found only in Indian River and St. Lucie County.  It is a short-lived perennial with showy pink flowers that bloom in the fall that are pollinated by bees.  Lakela’s Mint is one of six species of ...