[Wildflowers with 5 Petals West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Monkeyflowers West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genera Diplacus and Erythranthe and Mimulus

Close-up of a flower of Cardinal Monkeyflower, Scarlet Monkeyflower:, Scarlet Monkey-flower: Mimulus cardinalis

Scarlet Monkeyflower: Mimulus cardinalis

Either Diplacus jepsonii or Diplacus nanus as seen atop Observation Peak, Siskiyou Crest, Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.......July 15, 2020. - Either Diplacus jepsonii or Diplacus nanus as seen atop Observation Peak, Siskiyou Crest, Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.......July 15, 2020.

Either Diplacus jepsonii or Diplacus nanus as seen atop Observation Peak, Siskiyou Crest, Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.......July 15, 2020.

Bush Monkeyflower: Diplacus aurantiacus (Synonyms: Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. aurantiacus, Mimulus aurantiacus, Mimulus aurantiacus var. aurantiacus) -

Bolander's Monkeflower: Diplacus bolanderi (Synonym: Mimulus bolanderi) -

Congdon's Monkeyflower: Diplacus congdonii (Synonym: Mimulus congdonii)

Douglas Monkeyflower: Diplacus douglasii (Synonyms: Mimulus cleistogamus, Mimulus douglasii) -

Jepson's Monkeyflower: Diplacus jepsonii (Synonyms: Mimulus jepsonii, Mimulus nanus var. jepsonii) -

Kellogg's Monkeyflower: Diplacus kelloggii (Synonym: Mimulus kelloggii) -

Dwarf Monkeyflower, Dwarf Purple Monkeyflower, Dwarf Purple Monkey Flower: Diplacus nanus (Synonyms: Mimulus nanus, Mimulus nanus ssp. nanus, Mimulus nanus var. nanus) -

Pygmy Monkeyflower: Diplacus pygmaeus (Synonyms: Mimulus pygmaeus) -

Tricolored Monkeyflower: Diplacus tricolor (Synonym: Mimulus tricolor) -

Chickweed Monkey Flower, Chickweed Monkey-flower, Chickweed Monkeyflower, Wing-stem Monkey-flower: Erythanthe alsinoides (Synonym: Mimulus alsinoides) - Annual. Yellow flower with large red dot in center of lower lip. All petal tips notched. 1-8 inches tall.

Field Monkeyflower: Erythranthe arvensis (Synonyms: Mimulus guttatus, Mimulus guttatus var. arvensis, Mimulus longulus) -

Short-flowered Monkeyflower: Erythranthe breviflora (Synonyms: Mimulus breviflorus, Mimulus breviflorus ssp. breviflorus, Mimulus breviflorus ssp. robustus, Mimulus inflatulus) -

Brewer's Monkeyflower, Brewer's Monkey-flower: Erythranthe breweri (Synonyms: Mimulus breweri, Mimulus rubellus var. breweri) -

Large Mountain Monkey-flower, Subalpine Monkeyflower: Erythranthe caespitosa (Synonyms: Mimulus tilingii, Mimulus tilingii var. caespitosus) -

Cardinal Monkeyflower, Scarlet Monkeyflower, Scarlet Monkey-flower: Erythranthe cardinalis (Synonyms: Diplacus cardinalis, Mimulus cardinalis)

Hybrid Monkeyflower: Erythranthe cardinalis x lewisii - Occasionally, one finds hybrids between E. cardinalis and E. lewisii, with flower shape and color looking like one or the other.

Showy Monkeyflower: Erythranthe decora (Synonyms: Mimulus decorus, Mimulus guttatus, Mimulus guttatus var. decorus) -

Tooth-leaved Monkeyflower, Tooth-leaved Mimulus, Coast Monkeyflower, Coastal Monkey-flower: Erythranthe dentata (Synonym: Mimulus dentatus) -

Purple-stemmed Monkeyflower, Purple-stem Monkey-flower, Many-flowered Monkey-flower: Erythranthe floribunda (Synonyms: Mimulus deltoides, Mimulus floribundus, Mimulus geniculatus, Mimulus membranaceus, Mimulus multiflorus, Mimulus peduncularis, Mimulus pubescens, Mimulus serotinus, Mimulus subulatus, Mimulus trisulcatus) -

Large Monkeyflower: Erythranthe grandis (Synonyms: Mimulus guttatusMimulus guttatus ssp. litoralis, Mimulus guttatus var. gracilis, Mimulus guttatus var. grandis) -

Common Monkey Flower, Common Monkeyflower, Seep Monkeyflower, Seep Monkey-flower:Erythranthe guttata (Synonyms: Mimulus guttatus, Mimulus guttatus ssp. guttatus, Mimulus guttatus var. guttatus, Mimulus guttatus var. lyratus, Mimulus guttatus var. puberulus, Mimulus lyratus, Mimulus langsdorffii) - Yellow flower with small red dots on lower lip. Side petals not notched. 3 inches to 3 feet tall.

Disappearing Monkeyflower: Erythranthe inflatula (Synonym: Mimulus evanescens) -

Indian Monkeyflower: Erythranthe inodora (Synonyms: Mimulus inodorus, Mimulus moschatus) -

Lewis' Monkeyflower, Great Purple Monkeyflower, Purple Monkey-flower: Erythranthe lewisii (Synonym: Mimulus lewisii) -

Small-leaf Monkeyflower: Erythranthe microphylla (Synonyms: Mimulus guttatusMimulus guttatus var. depauperatus, Mimulus guttatus var. laxus, Mimulus guttatus var. microphyllus, Mimulus laxus, Mimulus microphyllus) -

Beaded Monkeyflower: Erythranthe moniliformis (Synonyms: Mimulus moniliformis, Mimulus moschatus var. longiflorus, Mimulus moschatus var. moniliformis, Mimulus moschatus var. sessilifolius) -

Musk Monkeyflower, Musk-flower, Sticky Monkey-flower: Erythranthe moschata (Synonyms: Mimulus moschatus, Mimulus moschatus var. moschatus, Mimulus moschatus var. pallidiflorus, Mimulus moschatus var. sessilifolius) -

Large-nose Monkeyflower: Erythranthe nasuta (Synonyms: Mimulus guttatus, Mimulus guttatus var. nasutus, Mimulus nasutus, Mimulus puncticalyx, Mimulus sookensis) -

Primrose Monkeyflower, Primrose Monkey-flower: Erythranthe primuloides (Synonyms: Mimulus pilosellus, Mimulus primuloides, Mimulus primuloides ssp. pilosellus, Mimulus primuloides var. minimus, Mimulus primuloides var. pilosellus, Mimulus primuloides var. primuloides) -

Scouler's Monkeyflower: Erythranthe scouleri (Synonym: Mimulus guttatus, Mimulus guttatus ssp. scouleri) -

Tiling's Monkey-flower, Tiling's Monkey-flower, Large Mountain Monkey-flower, Large Mountain Monkeyflower, Subalpine Monkeyflower: Erythranthe tilingii (Synonyms: Mimulus implexus, Mimulus tilingii, Mimulus tilingii var. tilingii) -

Washington Monkeyflower: Erythranthe washingtoniensis (Synonyms: Mimulus patulus ssp. montanus, Mimulus washingtonensis, Mimulus washingtonensis ssp. washingtonensis, Mimulus washingtonensis var. ampliatus, Mimulus washingtonensis var. washingtonensis) -

Allegheny Monkey-flower,Ringen Monkeyflower, Square-stemmed Monkeyflower: Mimulus ringens var. ringens (Synonym: Mimulus ringens) - Introduced species with blue-lavender flowers.

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