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Mimulus cardinalis

Mimulus cardinalis Douglas ex Benth.

Diplacus cardinalis (Douglas ex Benth.) Groenl.

Erythranthe cardinalis (Douglas ex Benth.) Spach

Mimulus cardinalis Douglas ex Benth. var. exsul Greene

Mimulus cardinalis Douglas ex Benth. var. griseus Greene

Mimulus cardinalis Douglas ex Benth. var. rigens Greene

Mimulus cardinalis Douglas ex Benth. var. verbenaceus (Greene) Kearney & Peebles

Mimulus verbenaceus Greene

Cardinal Monkeyflower, Scarlet Monkeyflower

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyPhrymaceaeLopseed family
GenusMimulusFrom Greek mimō, “ape” (from the shape of the corolla); historically the genus was “Scrophulariaceae”
Speciescardinalis

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Mimulus cardinalis description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Mimulus cardinalis (Cardinal Monkeyflower, Scarlet Monkeyflower)

6/2/2009 · Zion National Park, UT
≈ 3 × 2' (99 × 66 cm)

Mimulus cardinalis (Cardinal Monkeyflower, Scarlet Monkeyflower)

5/23/2009 · West Fork of Oak Creek Trail, AZ
≈ 12 × 17" (29 × 44 cm)

Mimulus cardinalis (Cardinal Monkeyflower, Scarlet Monkeyflower)

6/2/2009 · Zion National Park, UT
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm)

Mimulus cardinalis (Cardinal Monkeyflower, Scarlet Monkeyflower)

6/2/2009 · Zion National Park, UT
≈ 4 × 2½" (10 × 7 cm)

Mimulus cardinalis (Cardinal Monkeyflower, Scarlet Monkeyflower)

5/23/2009 · West Fork of Oak Creek Trail, AZ
≈ 15 × 10" (37 × 25 cm)

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