Phytophthora tentaculata was cultured from the roots of this nearly dead sticky monkey flower
(Diplacus aurantiacus) 2 years after outplanting in a restoration area in Alameda County.
This hybrid strain of monkey flower
grows to 18 inches and throws out large puffy blooms in red, copper, orange and yellow.
Macnair (1983) found evidence that a single major gene determined copper tolerance in the yellow monkey flower
, Mimulus guttatus.
Transition plants such as California buckwheat, monkey flower
, and lemonade berry will flourish in both coastal sage brush and the chaparral.
It doesn't take long for the writing to turn away from abstraction, but the drawing, even if the student feels she is looking hard at an actual monkey flower
, still floats off in the ether of generalization.
The half-mile-long trail is perfectly green and symmetric: five-finger, sword, and chain ferns carpet every inch of the 50-foot-high canyon walls, with yellow monkey flower
Iron curlicues and spikes evoke the area's native monkey flower
and California sagebrush.
CALIFORNIA POPPY State flower, brilliant orange; opens only on sunny days GOLDFIELDS Gold-yellow flowers; covers many Gold Country hillsides LUPINE Vivid blue-purple blooms MONKEY FLOWER
Yellow or orange; trumpet shaped
2 Mimulus (monkey flower
) - This bright annual in oranges, yellows, reds and creams is easy to grow and produces lots of lush growth topped with striking flowers.
Seeds from this monkey flower
specimen will be harvested for planting at other sites.
* Grow low-water bloomers, such as agastache, penstemon, sticky monkey flower
, and yarrow.
The hiking is moderately strenuous, but the rewards are plentiful, including specimens such as baby blue eyes, meadowfoam, and sticky monkey flower
. Botany has never seemed quite so cool.