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|Genus: Mimulus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Mimulus ringens L.
Habit: Perennial herb, rhizomed, glabrous. Stem: 20--130 cm, generally ascending, 4-angled. Leaf: 25--80 mm, lanceolate to narrowly oblong, generally +- clasping stem; veins pinnate. Flower: pedicel 20--35 mm; calyx 10--16 mm, +- puberulent, lobes equal, 2--6 mm, acute, minutely ciliate at base; corolla lavender to purple, tube-throat 20--30 mm, lower lip base swollen, +- closing mouth; placentas axile. Fruit: 10--12 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=16,22,24.
Ecology: Wet places; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: ne SnJV (near La Grange, Stanislaus Co.); Distribution Outside California: to Canada to eastern United States; also Idaho, Colorado. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: Probably introduced in California.
eFlora Treatment Author: David M. Thompson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Mimulus rattanii
Next taxon: Mimulus rubellus
Citation for this treatment: David M. Thompson 2016. Mimulus ringens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33706, accessed on May 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 28, 2016.