Calflora
Taxon  Report   13407    
Diplacus pulchellus  (Drew ex Greene) G.L. Nesom
yellow-lip pansy monkeyflower
Diplacus pulchellus
© 2016 Steven Perry
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Diplacus pulchellus
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Diplacus pulchellus
© 2017 David Greenberger
Diplacus pulchellus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Mimulus pulchellus
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
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Bloom Period
Diplacus pulchellus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Family: PHRYMACEAE  
Genus: Diplacus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Mimulus pulchellus
More information about  Diplacus pulchellus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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