Scrophulariaceae
Mimulus guttatus

Seep-Spring Monkeyflower

Spreading to upright. Stems fleshy. Leaves oval to round, irregularly toothed, with pointed tip; upper leaves sessile, more or less clasping stem. Flower stalks 1/4–3 in. long, usually 5 or more yellow flowers near top of flower stem. Flower lower lobes have large to small red dots in throat area; upper lobes plain, smaller. Grows in all types of wet places from near coastline to mid elevations in mountains.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual, Perennial
  • Height: 3--36 inches
  • Habitat: Bog/Fen/Wetland, Vernal Wet, West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes