Mimulus washingtonensis

Washington Monkeyflower

Erect stem with many branches, coated with finely stemmed glands. Leaves egg-shaped, shallowly toothed, with petioles as long as blades. Flower stalks ascending about 1 in. Calyx with ridges; flower widely bell-shaped, with fine hairs in throat, yellow with few brown-red spots but no central blotch; lobes all rounded, with lower lobes longer. Grows in moist sandy soil in valleys, occasionally ranging higher.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 2--6 inches
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest, Shrub-Steppe
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  • Native: Yes