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Erythranthe suksdorfii
miniature monkey-flower
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Mt Adams south to southern California, east to Colorado and Wyoming.

Habitat: Open, moist to rather dry places, from the valleys and foothills to moderate or occasionally higher elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)

Description:
General:

Slender annual, often much branched, the stem 3-10 cm. tall; herbage finely glandular-puberulent.

Leaves:

Leaves opposite, small and rather numerous, linear to narrowly oblong, mostly sessile and entire, 1- to 3-nerved from the base, up to 2 cm. long.

Flowers:

Flowers solitary in the leaf axils on pedicels under 1 cm. long, spreading and up-turned at the tip; calyx glandular-puberulent, 3-5 mm. long, the 5 short teeth rounded; corolla yellow, faintly spotted, 4-8 mm. long, only slightly bilabiate, the 5 lobes equal, notched at the tip, the throat narrow, under 2 mm. wide; style longer than the calyx; stamens 4.

Fruit:

Capsule.

Accepted Name:
Erythranthe suksdorfii (A. Gray) N.S. Fraga
Publication: Phytoneuron 2012-39: 1–60. 2012.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Mimulus suksdorfii A. Gray [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Erythranthe suksdorfii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Erythranthe suksdorfii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Erythranthe suksdorfii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Erythranthe suksdorfii photos.

USDA Plants: Erythranthe suksdorfii information.

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