Scrophulariaceae
Mimulus alsinoides

Chickweed Monkeyflower

Tiny plant with erect stem. Leaf oval to round. Flower on short stalk; calyx with 2 lower lobes widely rounded, 3 upper lobes smaller, with pointed tips, finely hairy. Flower bright yellow with large red spot on center lower lobe, smaller dots going into throat. Grows in shady places in mosses and moist banks at low to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: to 6 inches
  • Habitat: Vernal Wet, Coastal, Meadow, West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Siskiyous, Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, West Gorge, Crater Lake NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes