West Highland Flora

Musk


Mimulus moschatus

 

Photo Stuart Dunlop
Donegal Hedgerow Site
22 Jul 2004 Raphoe, Co Donegal

Rare garden escape, roadside ditches

Height c 15-40 cm.  Flower diameter c 10-15 cm

ID: Told from Monkey Flower and Blood-drop Emlets by lowest of the five petals not being appreciably broader than the others.

Other features: Very sticky-hairy all over (The other species only have hairs in upper part, if at all).  No red spots on flower, not even in throat.  Much smaller than the other two species.

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