Irish wildflowers BSBI map

Hybrid Monkey-flower, Mimulus  robertsii
Photographs: near Ballingeary, Co. Cork

Hybrid Monkey-flower
Erythranthe guttata x lutea, Erythranthe x robertsii
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Previously Mimulus guttatus x luteus, Mimulus robertsii

Flowering June - September. Perennial. Garden escape.

Two-lipped yellow flowers with variable lip markings, often small red spots and one or more larger blotches. Similar to Monkey-flower, E. guttata but bracts distinctly toothed, lower lobe angled down. A sterile hybrid occurring naturally or as result of cultivation, spreads vegetatively

Most records are from Northern Ireland on damp or wet ground by streams and rivers. Confirmed by Paul Green

Hybrid Monkey-flower, Mimulus  robertsii
Hybrid Monkey-flower, Erythranthe guttata x lutea, Erythranthe x robertsii

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