marshman's picture

Orchid?

Observed: 1st July 2009 By: marshmanmarshman’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Possible orchid with bright yellow flower growing on wet fen. Can anyone identify the species please?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

dw5448's picture

Maybe Monkeyflower

It might be worth checking the description for monkey flower, Mimulus guttatus. If it is this, it would be Figwort family (surprisingly to me)- not an orchid.

Kluut's picture

Flower shape

The flower shape of mimulus is typical of figwort, just on a different scale.