Mimulus rubellus is a species of monkeyflower known by the common name little redstem monkeyflower.
Mimulus rubellus is an annual herb growing 2 to 32 centimeters tall with a very slender, red stem. The oppositely arranged oval leaves are up to 3 centimeters long and lance-shaped to oval, the lower ones borne on short petioles. The herbage is usually lightly hairy and green to reddish in color.
The petite tubular flower is no more than a centimeter long, the base of its tube encapsulated in a narrow, ribbed calyx of sepals. The flower may be yellow or pink in color and the mouth of the flower is usually dotted with red or purple.
- Jepson Manual Treatment - Mimulus rubellus
- USDA Plants Profile: Mimulus rubellus
- Mimulus rubellus - Photo gallery
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