Latin name: Mimulus rubellus A. Gray
  Pronunciation: MIM-yoo-lus roo-BEL-us

  Common name: Red-stemmed moneyflower
  Family: Phrymaceae (Lopseed)
  Habitat: Sandy places in washes, 3000'-8000',
  joshua tree and pinyon-juniper woodland, west
  edge of Colorado and Mojave Desert north to
  White and Inyo Mts

  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Mimulus
  2) rubellus
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