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Sticky Monkeyflower
Mimulus viscidus
  
About Sticky Monkeyflower (Mimulus viscidus) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Mimulus viscidus is a species of monkeyflower known by the common name sticky monkeyflower. Mimulus viscidus is endemic to the western Sierra Nevada foothills of California, where it grows in bare and disturbed habitat, such as areas recently cleared by wildfire. Mimulus viscidus is endemic to the western Sierra Nevada foothills of California, where it grows in bare and disturbed habitat, such as areas recently cleared by wildfire. Mimulus viscidus is a hairy annual herb growing 2 to 37 centimeters tall. The oval or oblong leaves reach up to 4. 5 centimeters long. The tubular base of the flower is encapsulated in a swollen, ribbed calyx of hairy sepals with pointed lobes. The flower corolla is one to two centimeters long and lavender to magenta in color, with yellow stripes and darker spotting inside the hairy mouth.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

Size
Size
0.07 - 1.2 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Pink

Wildlife Supported
 


 
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Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Hummingbird Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 15.6" - 58.3", Summer Precipitation: 0.25" - 1.42", Coldest Month: 35.1" - 50.1", Hottest Month: 59.6" - 76.1", Humidity: 2.09" - 24.82", Elevation: 330" - 7840"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Viscid Monkeyflower


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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