Yellow Monkeyflower, Mimulus guttatus DC., native
- a dicot in the Schrophulariaceae family -
Other common names: Seep Spring monkey flower and
common yellow monkeyflower
bright yellow monkeyflowers bloom in early spring - March and April
above - side view of the lovely yellow monkeyflower
below - front view... can you see the monkey's face?

chickweed is active in early spring
common along creek banks in March and April

above -  immature monkeyflower plant in February

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