Calflora
Taxon  Report   13482    
Diplacus tricolor  Hartw. ex Lindl.
Tricolor monkeyflower
Diplacus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Diplacus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Diplacus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Diplacus tricolor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Mimulus tricolor

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Diplacus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Family: PHRYMACEAE  
Genus: Diplacus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mimulus tricolor
More information about  Diplacus tricolor
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 12, 2018).

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