Taxon  Report   5489 
Mimulus aurantiacus  Curtis
Bush monkey flower,  Island monkeyflower, Sticky monkeyflower
Mimulus aurantiacus
© 2009 Keir Morse
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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 and is found only slightly beyond California borders, Baja California.

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Mimulus aurantiacus
© 2007 Steven Thorsted
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 [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Mimulus puniceus
ICPN: Diplacus puniceus
ICPN: Diplacus parviflorus
ICPN: Diplacus longiflorus
ICPN: Diplacus lompocensis
ICPN: Diplacus aurantiacus
ICPN: Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. australis
ICPN: Diplacus aridus
XWALK: Mimulus bifidus ssp. bifidus
XWALK: Mimulus longiflorus ssp. longiflorus
More information about  Mimulus aurantiacus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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