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Erythranthe jungermannioides
liverwort monkey-flower

Distribution: Known historically from east of the Cascades crest in Klickitat County in Washington, but now considered extirpated; south-central Washington to adjacent Oregon, and south along the Deschutes River to the Maupin area.

Habitat: Moss mats, basalt crevices, and cliffs at low elevations.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Historical in Washington (WANHP)


Perennial from slender rhizomes which produce buds that give rise to the weak, drooping stems 0.5-3 dm. long; herbage viscid-villous, especially the stems.


Leaves opposite, broadly ovate to reniform-cordate, irregularly toothed, sub-palmately veined, the blade up to 2.5 cm. long, the petiole shorter.


Flowers solitary in the leaf axils, on long, spreading pedicels; calyx glandular-villous, the 5 broad lobes 1-2 mm. long; corolla yellow with red spots, 13-18 mm. long, 2-lipped; stamens 4.



Accepted Name:
Erythranthe jungermannioides (Suksd.) G.L. Nesom
Publication: Phytoneuron 2012-39: 1–60. 2012.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Mimulus jungermannioides Suksd. [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Erythranthe jungermannioides in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Erythranthe jungermannioides checklist entry

OregonFlora: Erythranthe jungermannioides information

E-Flora BC: Erythranthe jungermannioides atlas page

CalPhotos: Erythranthe jungermannioides photos

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