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Common Large Monkeyflower - Mimulus guttatus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Annual to perennial, sometimes stoloniferous. Stems prostrate to erect, simple, sometimes rooting at the nodes, 4–70 cm. Herbage glabrous to sparsely glandular-pubescent above. Leaves short-petiolate below, sessile above, blades ovate, serrate, 0.5–9 cm long. Flowers: calyx 6–14 mm long, teeth acute, 0.5–3 mm long, upper tooth longer; pedicel 2 to 3 times as long as calyx; corolla 15–40 mm long, yellow, red-spotted, strongly bilabiate, lips spreading, palate closing the throat. Capsule 5–12 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Throughout most of N. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 40

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Habitat
Shallow water of streams or vernally moist soil of wet cliffs, seeps, springs; valleys to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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