Taxon  Report   5536 
Mimulus nanus  Hook. & Arn.
Dwarf monkey flower,  Dwarf purple monkeyflower
Mimulus nanus
© 2005 Steve Matson
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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.

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Mimulus nanus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Mimulus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Chaparral, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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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

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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: Mar 19, 2018).

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