Taxon  Report   10120 
Mimulus cleistogamus  J. T. Howell  (not an active name)
Selfing monkeyflower
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Mimulus cleistogamus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Genus: Mimulus
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.7 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by PLANTS
NOTE: Mimulus cleistogamus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Mimulus cleistogamus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Apr 21, 2018).

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