Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15927 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Mimulus guttatus DC.
Common name   common monkeyflower
S. Hegji   144  
Coll. Date 16 July 2011 
United States
Locality Sheeprock Mountains, upper half of Harker Canyon;
     Elev.: 7164 ft. (2184 m.)
Habitat Notes streamside. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 39° 58'  31.26" N, 112° 29'  40.81" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Mimulus guttatus DC.

     Mimulus arvensis Greene
     Mimulus bakeri Gandog.
     Mimulus brachystylis Edwin
     Mimulus clementinus Greene
     Mimulus cordatus Greene
     Mimulus cuspidata Greene
     Mimulus decorus (A.L. Grant) Suksdorf
     Mimulus equinnus Greene
     Mimulus glabratus var. ascendens Gray
     Mimulus glareosus Greene
     Mimulus grandiflorus J.T. Howell
     Mimulus grandis (Greene) Heller
     Mimulus guttatus ssp. arenicola Pennell
     Mimulus guttatus ssp. arvensis (Greene) Munz
     Mimulus guttatus var. arvensis (Greene) A.L. Grant
     Mimulus guttatus var. decorus A.L. Grant
     Mimulus guttatus var. depauperatus (Gray) A.L. Grant
     Mimulus guttatus var. gracilis (Gray) Campbell
     Mimulus guttatus var. grandis Greene
     Mimulus guttatus ssp. haidensis Calder & Taylor
     Mimulus guttatus var. hallii (Greene) A.L. Grant
     Mimulus guttatus var. insignis Greene
     Mimulus guttatus var. laxus (Pennell ex M.E. Peck) M.E. Peck
     Mimulus guttatus ssp. litoralis Pennell
     Mimulus guttatus var. lyratus (Benth.) Pennell ex M.E. Peck
     Mimulus guttatus ssp. micranthus (Heller) Munz
     Mimulus guttatus var. microphyllus (Benth.) Pennell ex M.E. Peck
     Mimulus guttatus var. nasutus (Greene) Jepson
     Mimulus guttatus var. puberulus (Greene ex Rydb.) A.L. Grant
     Mimulus guttatus ssp. scouleri (Hook.) Pennell
     Mimulus hallii Greene
     Mimulus hirsutus J.T. Howell
     Mimulus langsdorfi
     Mimulus langsdorfii Donn ex Greene
     Mimulus langsdorfii var. argutus Greene
     Mimulus langsdorfii var. arvensis (Greene) Jepson
     Mimulus langsdorfii var. californicus Jepson
     Mimulus langsdorfii var. grandis (Greene) Greene
     Mimulus langsdorfii var. guttatus (Fisch. ex DC.) Jepson
     Mimulus langsdorfii var. insignis (Greene) A.L. Grant
     Mimulus langsdorfii var. microphyllus (Benth.) A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr.
     Mimulus langsdorfii var. minimus Henry
     Mimulus langsdorfii var. nasutus (Greene) Jepson
     Mimulus langsdorfii var. platyphyllus Greene
     Mimulus laxus Pennell ex M.E. Peck
     Mimulus longulus Greene
     Mimulus luteus var. depauperatus Gray
     Mimulus luteus var. gracilis Gray
     Mimulus lyratus Benth.
     Mimulus maguirei Pennell
     Mimulus marmoratus Greene
     Mimulus micranthus Heller
     Mimulus microphyllus Benth.
     Mimulus nasutus Greene
     Mimulus nasutus var. micranthus (Heller) A.L. Grant
     Mimulus paniculatus Greene
     Mimulus pardalis Pennell
     Mimulus parishii Gandog., non Greene
     Mimulus petiolaris Greene
     Mimulus prionophyllus Greene
     Mimulus procerus Greene
     Mimulus puberulus Greene ex Rydb.
     Mimulus puncticalyx Gandog.
     Mimulus rivularis Nutt.
     Mimulus scouleri Hook.
     Mimulus subreniformis Greene
     Mimulus tenellus Nutt. ex Gray
     Mimulus thermalis A. Nels.
     Mimulus unimaculatus Pennell

Common Name(s): common monkeyflower, seep monkeyflower.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33236, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Mimulus
                                        Species: Mimulus guttatus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15925 Aconitum columbianum      "western monkshood" 377 ft. SW
15931 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" 1 mi. E
15897 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" 1.5 mi. NW
15854 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" 1.5 mi. NW
15898 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1.5 mi. NW
15934 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 1 mi. E
18079 Angelica wheeleri      "Wheeler's angelica" same section
15926 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" 33 ft. N
15928 Arenaria lanuginosa      "spreading sandwort" 4 ft. N
15940 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" 1.9 mi. NW
18082 Aster ascendens      "western aster" 1470 ft. W
15911 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 2541 ft. W
15853 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.5 mi. NW
15946 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. hololeucus   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" 1342 ft. W
15936 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
15852 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" 1.6 mi. NW
18080 Epilobium halleanum      "glandular willowherb" same section
15938 Epilobium saximontanum      "Rocky Mountain willowherb" same section
18086 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" 1641 ft. SW
15896 Eremogone loisiae      "Lois' sandwort" 1.6 mi. NW
15935 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" same section
15939 Erigeron speciosus  var. macranthus   "aspen fleabane" same section
15943 Eriogonum microthecum      "slender wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. NW
15947 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" same section
15937 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" same section
15912 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" same section
15932 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1 mi. E
18081 Helianthus annuus      "common sunflower" 1474 ft. W
15929 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1.2 mi. E
15909 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 2547 ft. W
15910 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 2561 ft. W
18084 Marchantia polymorpha     1283 ft. SW
15945 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" 33 ft. SW
15895 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.6 mi. NW
15944 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1.5 mi. NW
18078 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 1.1 mi. NW
15933 Quercus       "oak" 1 mi. E
18083 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 1277 ft. SW
15855 Salix       "willow" 1.6 mi. NW
15899 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" 1.6 mi. NW
18085 Salix eriocephala  var. watsonii  1625 ft. SW
15930 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.2 mi. E
15924 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" same section
18077 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" 1.2 mi. NW
18076 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" 1.5 mi. NW
15908 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 2518 ft. W


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lion Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. N 6716  Erickson Knoll 
Lion Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. N 6890  Erickson Knoll 
Dutch Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 8816  Dutch Peak 
Harker Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Erickson Knoll 
Black Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. S 8882  Dutch Peak 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8816  Erickson Knoll 
Sheeprock Mountains (Range) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 8114  Dutch Peak 
Upper Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. SW 8140  Erickson Knoll 
Greens Ridge (Ridge) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. S 8327  Dutch Peak 
Lower Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 7740  Erickson Knoll 
North Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Erickson Knoll 
Black Crook Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. W 9161  Erickson Knoll 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Left Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Right Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. SW   Erickson Knoll 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. N 6086  Lookout Pass 
Sheeprock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Dutch Peak 
Hard to Beat Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Dutch Peak 
Talawag Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Lookout Pass 


Taxon Links for species Mimulus guttatus  DC.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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