Calflora
Taxon  Report   5564    
Mimulus tricolor  Hartw. ex Lindl.  (no longer an active name; please see Diplacus tricolor)
Tricolor monkeyflower
Mimulus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Diplacus tricolor

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eunanus coulteri
PLANTS: Eunanus tricolor
NOTE: Mimulus tricolor is no longer an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Mimulus tricolor
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 (MITR3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: Oct 20, 2018).

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