Friday, June 1, 2018

Mimulus bigelovii (Bigelow's Monkeyflower)

4/3/11 Meccacopia Trailhead, Box Canyon Road, Mecca Hills, E. Riverside County, CA 

4/3/11 Shaver's Valley, E. Riverside County, CA

4/3/11 Shaver's Valley


COMMON NAME: Bigelow's Monkeyflower

SPECIES: Mimulus bijgelovig

FAMILY: Phrymaceae (Lopseed Family)

LIFE LIST DATE: 4/3/2011

LOCATION: Meccacopia Trailhead, Box Canyon Road, Eastern Riverside County, CA

Treatment from Jepson eFlora:

Habit: Annual 2--25 cm, densely hairy. 

Leaf: 7--35 mm, elliptic to round, generally abruptly acuminate. 

Flower: pedicel 1--4 mm; calyx 6--13 mm, occasionally +- purple on ribs, hairy, lobes spreading, +- equal, 1.5--6 mm, +- acuminate; corolla persistent, magenta, tube-throat 12--22 mm, throat floor yellow, mouth generally with 2 lateral, dark maroon patches; placentas parietal. 

Fruit: 7--13 mm, exserted. 

Note: Variable; varieties intergrade. 

eFlora Treatment Author: David M. Thompson

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