Lewis's Monkeyflowe

Wildflowers Found in Oregon

Lewis's Monkeyflower (Great Purple Monkeyflower)

Mimulus lewisii Locally common all summer, perennial, 1-4 ft. Clustered, hairy to sticky-hairy. Stems spreading to upright, with clasping leaves, Leaves 1-3 in. long, oblong, with pointed tip, entire or slightly toothed. Flowers pink to bright rose, 1 in. or longer, with yellow markings in throat. Grows in wet areas, streambanks, moist meadows, at mid to high elevations in mountains. Often forms large showy clumps. Native.

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