Mimulus latidens facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMimulus latidens
Mimulus latidens is a species of monkeyflower known by the common name broadtooth monkeyflower.
Mimulus latidens is an annual herb producing a thin, branching stem reaching a maximum height near 27 centimeters. The leaves are lance-shaped to oval, with some located in a basal rosette and smaller ones paired along the stem.
The tubular base of each flower is encapsulated in a ribbed calyx of sepals which swells as the fruit matures. The flower is up to a centimeter long, just a few millimeters wide at the mouth, and pink, white, or occasionally yellow in color.
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