Taxon  Report   5506 
Mimulus dentatus  Nutt. ex Benth.
Coastal monkeyflower,  Tooth leaved monkeyflower
Mimulus dentatus
© 2005 Jerry Murray
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Mimulus dentatus
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus dentatus
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus dentatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Erythranthe dentata

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Mimulus dentatus
© and Buff Corsi 2013 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Mimulus
Redwood Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Erythranthe dentata
More information about  Mimulus dentatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Aug 16, 2018).

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