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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Mimulus bigelovii (Gray) Gray
Bigelow's monkeyflower, Yellow-throat monkey-flower
USDA Symbol: MIBI6
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Yellow-throat monkey-flower or Bigelows monkey-flower is a 2-10 in., hairy annual with tubular, two-lipped flowers clustered near the tips of the stems. The flowers are red-purple with a pale yellow/purple spotted throat.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
AZ , CA , NV , UT Native Distribution:
CA deserts n. to Mono Co., w. to NV, s.w. UT & w. AZ. Native Habitat:
Dry, sandy or gravelly washes & canyons USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Sandy or gravelly soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff