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Mimulus ringens var. ringens (Allegheny monkeyflower)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Mimulus ringens var. ringens

Mimulus ringens L. var. ringens

Allegheny Monkeyflower

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Mimulus minthodes, Mimulus pallidus, Mimulus ringens var. congesta, Mimulus ringens var. minthodes

USDA Symbol: MIRIR

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Benefit

Attracts: Butterflies
Larval Host: Baltimore checkerspots

Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)

Baltimore
(Euphydryas phaeton)

Larval Host
Learn more at BAMONA

Bibliography

Bibref 1186 - Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America (2005) Covell, C.V., Jr.
Bibref 1185 - Field Guide to Western Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides) (1999) Opler, P.A. and A.B. Wright

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Mimulus ringens var. ringens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Mimulus ringens var. ringens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Mimulus ringens var. ringens

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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