mysterious flower

Asked July 4, 2019, 5:52 PM EDT

can anyone identify this sweet flower

Montgomery County Maryland wildflowers and native plants plant identification natives mimulus ringens monkey flower monkeyflower

1 Response

This looks like Mimulus ringens, popularly known as monkey flower. This is a native: https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=2781

(When we looked at the photo enlarged, it was out of focus, so we can't be certain. You may want to send us another photo.)

Ellen