Taxon  Report   5486 
Mimulus aridus  (Abrams) Grant  (not an active name; please see Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus)
Low bush monkeyflower
Mimulus aridus
© 1998 Christopher L. Christie
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Mimulus aridus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and Baja California.
It was included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list [4.3] (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Mimulus aridus
© R. Mitchel Beauchamp and CNPS
Family: PHRYMACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Mimulus
Community:
Chaparral
Name Status:
PLANTS accepted name: Diplacus aridus
TJM2 + CNPS accepted name: Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
Alternate Names:
(according to)

NOTE: Mimulus aridus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Mimulus aridus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (DIAR6)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 30, 2016).

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