Mimulus glabratus (Roundleaf Monkeyflower)
Family:
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
     
Mimulus glabratus grows in wet places. Flowers are pale yellow and small (less than 2 cm long). Calyx teeth are of uneven lengths. The broad leaves have few teeth. Plants are often low growing and sprawling.

Compare to Mimulus guttatus, which has larger flowers, an upright growth habit and is usually found at higher elevations.


Vegetation zone:  Plains, Foothills
Time of bloom:  May - July
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers