So, yesterday, I threw you a challenge: identify a flower from a mere bud.
And the winner is: aspidoscelis, who was the first to realize this is the genus Mimulus. I knew you guys could do it!
These are the flowers that started us on the road to mystery flora, actually. Remember when you guys corrected my misidentification and begged for more flowers? Yep. And we’ve enjoyed the hell out of it, haven’t we? I’m glad you all enjoy these posts, because it gives me an excuse for my floral photography.