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Mimulus ringens L.
ALLEGHENY MONKEYFLOWER
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Mimulus ringens, Monkey Flower
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Mimulus ringens, Monkey Flower

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Mimulus ringens, Allegheny monkey flower
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Mimulus ringens, Allegheny monkey flower

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Apidae  Bombus fervidus @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Septoria mimuli @ BPI (23)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Leptosphaeria ogilviensis @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia andropogonis @ BPI (1)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Mimulus ringens L. Square-stem Monkeyflower
Phrymaceae — Lopseed family
Native
Mimulus ringens
White Clay Creek State Park -- Creek Road
September 2005

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Copyright David G. Smith

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Mimulus ringens L. - Monkey Flower

Mimulus ringens plant

Family - Scrophulariaceae

Stems - To +1m tall, erect, from fibrous roots, also producing rhizomes, glabrous, hollow, multiple from base or single, simple to sparsely branching, winged on opposing sides of stem, 4-angled.

Mimulus ringens stem

Leaves - Opposite, sessile, clasping(sometimes narrowed to base and not clasping), auriculate, lanceolate to narrowly oblong, glabrous, serrate, acute, to 10cm long, +2cm broad. Auricles rounded.

Mimulus ringens leaves

Inflorescence - Single pedicillate flowers from leaf axils. Pedicels to 3cm long, glabrous.

Flowers - Corolla purple with yellowish center, to +2.5cm long, bilabiate. Corolla tube 1.8cm long, glandular pubescent above, white at base. Upper lip of corolla smaller and erect, 2-lobed, 1cm broad, 8mm tall, glandular pubescent externally. Lower lip larger, spreading, 3-lobed. Lateral lobes 1.5cm broad. Central lobe 1.1cm broad, with a bearded yellow "palate" that blocks the throat of the corolla tube. Stamens 4, didynamous, included. Filaments white, glabrous, adnate at middle of corolla tube. Anthers 2mm broad. Style 1.3cm long, white, glabrous. Stigma flattened, suborbicular. Ovary superior, green, glabrous, conic, 5mm long, 2mm in diameter, 2-locular. Placentation axile. Ovules many. Calyx tubular, to +1.5cm long, 5-angled, glabrous. Lobes linear-attenuate, scabrous on margins. Fruit an ovoid capsule to +/-1cm long, glabrous.

Mimulus ringens calyx Calyx.

Mimulus ringens corolla Corolla.

Flowering - June - September.

Habitat - Streambanks, lake margins, wet meadows. Often growing partially submerged.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This plant is very easy to identify in the wild due to its distinct flower, square stems, and choice of habitat. It is common in the wild and is even working its way into cultivation along with other species of the genus.
Steyermark splits the species into two varieties. Variety ringens has leaves which clasp the stem. A second variety, variety minthodes (Greene) Grant , has leaves which taper to the base and do not clasp. Both are common.

Photographs taken in Ellington, MO., 7-13-03.


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Number of matches : 18
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Mimulus ringens var. ringens%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2160 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2161 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2162 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2163 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2164 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2165 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2166 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2167 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2168 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2169 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2170 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2171 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2172 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2173 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2174 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2175 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0710 0157 [detail]
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0710 0158 [detail]
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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CalPhotos     Photo Database

 

Number of matches : 32
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Mimulus ringens%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2424 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2425 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2426 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
Blue Monkeyflower
ID: 0000 0000 0607 1188 [detail]
© 2007 Matt Below

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
Blue Monkeyflower
ID: 0000 0000 0607 1189 [detail]
© 2007 Matt Below

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
Blue Monkeyflower
ID: 0000 0000 0607 1190 [detail]
© 2007 Matt Below

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0510 2801 [detail]
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0510 2802 [detail]
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0415 0684 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0415 0686 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0415 0687 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0415 0688 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 0415 0689 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Mimulus ringens
Mimulus ringens
ID: 0000 0000 1115 1109 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2160 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2161 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2162 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2163 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2164 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2165 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2166 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2167 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2168 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Mimulus ringens var. ringens
Allegheny Monkey-flower
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2169 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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