Taxon  Report   5564 
Mimulus tricolor  Hartw. ex Lindl.
Tricolor monkeyflower
Mimulus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Mimulus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Mimulus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Mimulus tricolor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Diplacus tricolor

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Mimulus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Mimulus
Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Diplacus tricolor
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Eunanus coulteri
PLANTS: Eunanus tricolor
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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 17, 2018).

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