Death Valley monkeyflower facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDeath Valley monkeyflower
Diplacus rupicola, the Death Valley monkeyflower, is a flowering plant in the family Phrymaceae.
Although quite rare, the Death Valley monkeyflower can be found in shaded limestone crevices on steep canyon walls in the mountains bordering Death Valley, and the sky islands in the northern Mojave Desert.
Diplacus rupicola is a perennial herbaceous plant, growing 1–17 cm tall, with oblanceolate leaves 2–6 cm long. It has pinkish flowers, often faint in color, and has a magenta-purple spot on each lobe.
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