Seep monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus) belongs to the family Scrophulariaceae (the Figwort family). It is an annual or perennial herb that is native to western North America. This herb grows along the banks of streams and seeps, and it can reach 10-80 cm in height. The leaves are oval to round, irregularly toothed, with pointed tips. The upper leaves sessile, more or less clasping stem. The flowers are bright yellow, tubular with large to small red dots in throats, and bloom in all summer.