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Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus)
Perennial Forbs Around Las Vegas, Vegetation Around Las Vegas
Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus)

General: Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus) is a perennial forb that grows in wet areas. The leaves are oval with strong veins and ragged edges, and the yellow flowers are held high on a stalk. The flowers are asymmetrical, yellow, and have red dots leading into the throat.

Seep Monkeyflower is a common component of vegetation communities in wet areas on upper bajadas into the mountains in the Upper Sonoran (Mojave Desert Scrub and Pinyon-Juniper Woodland), Transition (Yellow Pine Forest), and Canadian (Pine-Fir Forest) life zones.

Around Las Vegas, look for Seep Monkeyflower around springs and seeps and along streams in places such as Cold Creek, up on Mt. Charleston, and out in Gold Butte National Monument.

Family: Figwort (Scrophulariaceae)

Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus) Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus)
Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus) Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus)
Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus) Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus)
Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus) Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus)
Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus) Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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