Monkey Flower, Mimulus
Scrophulariaceae or Figwort Family
Upright plant, to about 3 feet tall. Leaves in pairs
opposite each other, stalkless, long oval-shaped, toothed.
Flowers on long stalks, tubular with a wide lower lip, pale
violet, with a yellow throat. Blooms in summer.
Lovely native plant of wet places. Occasional in wet
spots in Wildwood.
Easily identified because the showy pale violet and yellow
flowers are distinctive.