Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Mimulus moschatus Douglas image
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Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Scrophulariaceae
Mimulus moschatus Douglas
musky monkey-flower
Mimulus: may come either from Greek mimo, "an ape," because of resemblance of markings of seeds to face of a monkey, or from Latin mimus, "an actor or mimic," because flower is like mouthpiece of one of the grinning masks worn by classical actors.
moschatus: musky
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: creeping base, erect perennial, 8"-16" tall forb
Flower: yellow, 5-parted; blooms July-Aug.
Leaf:opposite, thin
Habitat: wet; brooks, springs
Notes: musky odor

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