Calflora
Taxon  Report   13473    
Diplacus layneae  (Greene) Jeps.
Layne's monkeyflower
Diplacus layneae
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Diplacus layneae
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Diplacus layneae
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Diplacus layneae, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Mimulus layneae

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Diplacus layneae
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: PHRYMACEAE  
Genus: Diplacus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Serpentine affinity: 2.9; (strong indicator)

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mimulus brachiatus
ICPN: Mimulus layneae
More information about  Diplacus layneae
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 20, 2018).

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