Name:  Creek (Common) Monkeyflower - (Mimulus guttatus)

Family:
  Figwort (Scophulariaceae)

Flowering Season:
 March thru June

Notes:  A native perennial, its common name comes from the arrangement of its flower petals, which are supposed to resemble a monkey (with some imagination).  It can grow to 40 inches.

 

 

Photographs by Gabi McLean
Creek (Common) Monkeyflower - (Mimulus guttatus)