Calflora
Taxon  Report   5536 
Mimulus nanus  Hook. & Arn.
Dwarf monkey flower,  Dwarf purple monkeyflower
Mimulus nanus
© 2005 Steve Matson
More photos from
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Mimulus nanus
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Mimulus nanus, 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.
also called Diplacus nanus

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Mimulus nanus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: PHRYMACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Mimulus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Chaparral, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Diplacus nanus
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Mimulus tolmiei
More information about  Mimulus nanus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MINA)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 21, 2018).

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