[Monkeyflowers: The Genera Diplacus, Erythranthe and Mimulus West of the Cascade
Mts. of Oregon and Washington]
Washington Monkey Flower
Synonyms: Mimulus patulus ssp. montanus, Mimulus washingtonensis, Mimulus washingtonensis ssp. washingtonensis, Mimulus washingtonensis var. ampliatus, Mimulus washingtonensis var. washingtonensis
The photo above shows washington monkey flower as photographed on slopes above the John Day River, Wheeler County, north-central Oregon..........May 15, 2010. Note the glandular nature of the stems, leaves and calyx. Note also the paired stem leaves with long petioles, and the very long pedicels while the calyx teeth are essentially all the same length.
Additional close-up photos of washington monkey flower as photographed on slopes above the John Day River, Wheeler County, north-central Oregon.........May 15, 2010.
Washington monkeyflower as seen in the roadside ditch along Oregon Highway 19 between Spray and Kimberley, Oregon........June 21, 2011.
The photo above shows the upper stem leaves and flowers of washington monkey flower as seen on serpentine soils to the south of the Aldrich Mts. of central Oregon........July 15, 2000. Note that the narrow calyx tube and the petiolate stem leaves. Pulsifer's monkey flower
is somewhat similar but the corolla tubbe does not extend quite so far out of the calyx tube and the lower lobes are not as large.