Taxon  Report   10973    
Mimulus aurantiacus  Curtis  var. aridus  (Abrams) D. M. Thomps.  (no longer an active name; please see Diplacus aridus)
Low bush monkeyflower
Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
© 2012 Duncan S. Bell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
© 2012 Duncan S. Bell
Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.
also called Diplacus aridus

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Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
© 2012 Duncan S. Bell
Genus: Mimulus
Parent: Mimulus aurantiacus
Communities: Chaparral

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

ICPN + CNPS accepted name:
Diplacus aridus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mimulus aridus
NOTE: Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (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:   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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