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Michigan Monkey Flower at Glen Lake

The Michigan Monkey Flower plant is one of Glen Lake’s many claims to fame. Why? Because in the entire world, the east shore of Glen Lake is one of only 15 locations where Michigan Monkey Flower (Mimulus michiganensis) is known to grow.

Michigan Monkey Flower is:
  1. Globally, critically imperiled.
  2. Listed as Endangered both in U.S. & Michigan.
  3. Michigan’s only endemic plant, growing no place except Michigan.
  4. Particularly well suited to habitat along Big Glen’s east shore: streams, seeps, springs, shoreline near outlets.
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