Erythranthe breweri

(Greene) G. L. Nesom & N. S. Fraga

Phytoneuron 2012-39: 36. 2012

Common names: Brewer’s monkeyflower
IllustratedEndemic
Basionyms: Eunanus breweri Greene Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 101. 1885
Synonyms: Mimulus breweri (Greene) Coville M. rubellus var. breweri (Greene) Jepson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 390. Mentioned on page 379, 391.

Annuals, taprooted. Stems erect, simple or branched from basal nodes, 2–20 cm, densely glandular-puberulent, hairs 0.05–0.1 mm, gland-tipped. Leaves cauline, basal not persistent; petiole 1–4 mm; blade 1-veined or palmately 3-veined (in broader ones), linear-oblanceolate to linear-lanceolate or linear, (5–)10–15(–20) × 1–2(–5) mm, base attenuate, margins entire or remotely mucronulate distally, apex acute, surfaces densely glandular-puberulent, hairs 0.05–0.1 mm, gland-tipped. Flowers herkogamous, 1–8, from medial to distal nodes. Fruiting pedicels 4–12 mm, densely glandular-puberulent, hairs 0.05–0.1 mm, gland-tipped. Fruiting calyces red-dotted, strongly angled, cylindric-campanulate, 4–7 mm, margins distinctly toothed or lobed, densely glandular-puberulent, hairs 0.05–0.1 mm, gland-tipped, ribs corky, lobes pronounced, spreading. Corollas pink to red, rose red, red-purple, or lavender, throat usually light purple to lavender (similar in color to rest of corolla), palate ridges yellow, abaxial limb with deep pink markings, bilaterally symmetric, strongly bilabiate; tube-throat cylindric-funnelform, 3–7 mm, exserted 0–1 mm beyond calyx margin; limb expanded 2–3 mm, lobes notched or entire. Styles glabrous. Anthers included, glabrous. Capsules included, 3–7 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug(–Sep).
Habitat: Seeps and springs, damp rocks, vernal creek beds, cliffs, granite outcrops, rocky ridges, gravelly areas, meadow edges, stream edges.
Elevation: (700–)1300–3500 m.

Distribution

Alta., B.C., Ariz., Calif., Idaho, Mont., Nev., Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Erythranthe breweri"
Guy L. Nesom +  and Naomi S. Fraga +
(Greene) G. L. Nesom & N. S. Fraga +
Eunanus breweri +
Brewer’s monkeyflower +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +, Utah +, Wash. +  and Wyo. +
(700–)1300–3500 m. +
Seeps and springs, damp rocks, vernal creek beds, cliffs, granite outcrops, rocky ridges, gravelly areas, meadow edges, stream edges. +
Flowering Jun–Aug(–Sep). +
Phytoneuron +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Mimulus breweri +  and M. rubellus var. breweri +
Erythranthe breweri +
Erythranthe +
species +