Calflora
Taxon  Report   5539    
Mimulus palmeri  A. Gray
Palmer's monkeyflower
Mimulus palmeri
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mimulus palmeri
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus palmeri
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Mimulus palmeri, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders, Baja California.

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Mimulus palmeri
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Family: PHRYMACEAE  
Genus: Mimulus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mimulus diffusus
More information about  Mimulus palmeri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MIPA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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