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Square-stemmed Monkey Flower
Mimulus ringens

Other common names: Monkey Flower

French names: Mimule fleurs entrouvertes

Family: Lopseed Family (Phrymaceae), (Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae))

Flowers: Summer;  Blue/Violet;  Irregular flowers

Leaves: Opposite/Whorled, Simple

Height: 45-90 cm (17-35 in)

Habitat: Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 100   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: ringens: gaping


Photographs: 117 photographs available, of which 1 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Square-stemmed Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens)
Photograph by Graham Buck


Range map for Square-stemmed Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)