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Erythranthe rubella (A.Gray) N.S.Fraga

Little Monkey Flower

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: near water
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: lanceolate to oblong
leaf surface3: glandular
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: Mar. to June
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Phrymaceae (monkey-flower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Scrophulariaceae (figwort family)
Synonym(s)1: Mimulus rubellus A.Gray
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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