Mimulus alatus

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, rich, loam, clay, sand

Height: 1'-3'

Bloom Time: July, August, September

Bloom Color: lavender, blue

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, bog plant, naturalizing, pond margin plant, stream margin plant

Mimulus alatus (sharpwing monkeyflower)
  • Mimulus alatus (sharpwing monkeyflower)
  • Mimulus alatus (sharpwing monkeyflower)

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Description

Mimulus alatus

Also known as:

sharpwing monkeyflower

,

winged monkeyflower

,

winged monkey-flower

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: MA
  • Rare: NY
  • Special Concern: CT
  • Threatened: IA

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Scrophulariales
Family Scrophulariaceae Figwort family
Genus Mimulus monkeyflower
Species Mimulus alatus sharpwing monkeyflower