Member of the Phrymaceae family. Sharpwing monkeyflower reaches a height of 2-3 feet tall, and it grows in areas such as moist ditches or streambeds across the central and eastern United States. Its leaves are lanceolate/ovate in shape, serrated along the edges, and arranged oppositely along its stem. Flowers are light violet in color, with a small patch of yellow in the central of the corolla. The corolla of this plant is splits into two lips: an upper lip with two lobes that fold backwards, and a lower lip that separates into three downward hanging lobes. Sharpwing monkeyflower blooms from summer to mid-fall.