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.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: [4.3] (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Mimulus aridus
© R. Mitchel Beauchamp and CNPS
Genus: Mimulus
Name Status:
PLANTS accepted name: Diplacus aridus
TJM2 + CNPS accepted name: Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
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NOTE: Mimulus aridus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 24, 2018).

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