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Know Your Natives – Sharp wing monkey-flower

This attractive species rewards those intrepid native plant enthusiasts willing to brave the heat, humidity and insects of summer. A member of the Lopseed (Phrymaceae) family,¬†sharp wing monkey-flower (Mimulus alatus) blooms from June through September, with a peak in August. … Continue reading

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Neat Plant Alert – Sharp wing monkey-flower

Sharp wing monkey-flower (Mimulus alatus) is currently blooming in nearly every county in Arkansas. It likes moist soils rich in organic matter. These photos were taken in moderately-shaded woodland next to a small stream in Bradley County. Webmaster Note: This … Continue reading

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