Phrymaceae

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Family: Phrymaceae

Group: Vascular Plant, Species

Scientific NameCommon NameSummary
Mimulus guttatusYellow Monkey-flowerCommon species with somewhat weedy habits. Favors open areas from sea level to alpine (when sufficient moisture is available). Collections in ARCTOS from across the region (though apparently none from Glacier Bay or upper Lynn Canal).
Mimulus lewisiiPink Monkey-flowerPerennial herb with striking pink flowers. Found on stable gravel bars and mountain rills, until recently known primarily from several watersheds on Baranof Island and near Hyder in Southeast Alaska with a single collection from Admiralty Island. In 2013 it a single plant was found along Rust Lake Creek on Chichagof Island and "hundreds of individuals" were at Lake Stanton(?) near Farragut Bay (per K. Dillman via K. LaBounty). Over half the collections from the region in ARCTOS are from Baranof Island, but there are also collections from Chichagof, Admiralty Island, and the mainland at Taku Inlet, Stanton Lake (central part of mainland), and from the vicinity of Hyder.