Muskflower (Mimulus moschatus)

Muskflower (Mimulus Moschatus)
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Mimulus Moschatus, or more commonly know as Muskflower, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Mimulus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Mimulus Moschatus or Muskflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Mimulus
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N) SPM (I)
  • State T/E Status: MA (E) NH (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MA (muskflower) NH (muskflower)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+ OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 3(OBL) 5(NI) 8(OBL) 9(FACW+) 0(OBL)

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