Taxon  Report   5489 
Mimulus aurantiacus  Curtis
Bush monkey flower,  Island monkeyflower, Sticky monkeyflower
Mimulus aurantiacus
© 2012 Andrea Williams
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Mimulus aurantiacus
© 2004 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Mimulus aurantiacus
© 2007 Steven Thorsted
Mimulus aurantiacus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders, Baja California.
also called Diplacus aurantiacus

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Mimulus aurantiacus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Joshua Tree Woodland
Habitat: coastal, disturbed
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. aurantiacus
ICPN accepted name: Diplacus aurantiacus
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Mimulus puniceus
More information about  Mimulus aurantiacus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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: Sep 23, 2018).

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