|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Lamiales||Aromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary|
|Genus||Mimulus||From Greek mimō, “ape” (from the shape of the corolla); historically the genus was “Scrophulariaceae”|
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Mimulus moschatus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Massachusetts
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm)