Mimulus moschatus

Musk Monkeyflower

Plant musky-scented, shiny to hairy, usually slimy. Stems prostrate to ascending. Leaves oblong, entire. Flower stalks with flowers are longer than leaves. Flowers have 5 equal lobes, deep grooves in the narrow tube floor, and red dots or lines in throat. Grows in wet places, along streams, usually in part shade, at low to subalpine elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--12 inches
  • Habitat: Wet Areas, Coastal, Subalpine, Disturbed, Vernal Wet
  • Found In: Siskiyous, East Gorge, West Gorge, Steens, Wallowas, Mt. Rainier Np, Olympic Np, Crater Lake Np, N Cascades Np
  • Native: Yes