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Mimulus primuloides ssp. linearifolius

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Species Name: Mimulus primuloides ssp. linearifolius
Common Name: Monkey-Moss

Extremely low monkeyflower. Recommended near waterfall or water feature with constant moisture. Yellow trumpet shaped blooms attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3-4"h x spreading
Growth Habit: Low carpet, mat
Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Sand to silt
Water Requirements: Moist
Cold Hardy to: To 15 degrees
Flower Season: Spring-Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Klamath Range
Natural Habitat: Wet meadows, seeps, streamsides from 1800-6800'


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