All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Foul-odor Monkeyflower</b><br> <i> Mimulus mephiticus</i></br><br>July 1, 2012</br>
Foul-odor Monkeyflower
Mimulus mephiticus
July 1, 2012
The first time I spotted this pretty little flower was when we pulled off the highway onto the gravel road to drive to Obsidian Dome. The leaves smell a lot like a skunk, thus the species name.

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