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Sharpwing Monkeyflower (Mimulus alatus) At a roadcut near a woodland/re-regulation pool. Near the Coosawattee River/Carters Lake. <br />
Plant had petiolate leaves, so I was able to differentiate from M. ringens.<br />
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Sharpwing Monkeyflower (Mimulus alatus)

At a roadcut near a woodland/re-regulation pool. Near the Coosawattee River/Carters Lake.
Plant had petiolate leaves, so I was able to differentiate from M. ringens.

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''Mimulus alatus'', the sharpwing monkeyflower, is an herbaceous eudicot perennial that has no floral scent. It is native to North America and its blooming season is from June to September. The flowering plant has green foliage and blue to violet flowers. It has a short life span compared to most other plants and a rapid growth rate. Like other monkey-flowers of the genus ''Mimulus'', ''M. alatus'' grows best in wet to moist conditions and has a bilabiate corolla, meaning it is two-lipped. The arrangement.. more

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Aug 9, 2019. Captured Aug 7, 2019 17:16 in 2335 Holly Creek Cool Springs Rd, Chatsworth, GA 30705, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/181s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm