Calflora
Taxon  Report   5529 
Mimulus lewisii  Pursh
Great purple monkeyflower,  Lewis' monkey flower
Mimulus lewisii
© 2007 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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Mimulus lewisii
© 2000 John Game
Mimulus lewisii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Mimulus lewisii
© 2007 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Family: PHRYMACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Mimulus
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Mimulus lewisii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (MILE2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2017).

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