Mimulus glabratus (Bentham) Grant
Common Name: JAMES' MONKEY-FLOWER

Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Mimulus glabratus var. jamesii D. Dister var. jamesii

This is a calciphile, growing along marly springs, in cold streams through cedar swamps, on calcareous shores, and in associated ditches.

This is usually a prostrate, mat-forming species, although shoots may be ± erect from decumbent bases. The flowering season begins in June and can run into October. Our plants belong to var. jamesii (Benth.) A. Gray.

Locations

Alger County
Allegan County
Benzie County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Crawford County
Delta County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Houghton County
Ionia County
Iron County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lake County
Leelanau County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mecosta County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Oscoda County
Otsego County
Schoolcraft County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. October 20, 2014. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1909.