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Diplacus aridus  Curtis (Abrams) D. M. Thomps.
Low bush monkeyflower
Diplacus aridus is a shrub that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).
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~102 records in California
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
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Genus: Diplacus
Family: Phrymaceae  
(Scrophulariaceae)
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
CNPSMimulus aridus, Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
JEF + PLANTSMimulus aridus
JEFMimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
CNPSMimulus aridus
Information about  Diplacus aridus from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (DIAR6)

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[wikipedia] Previous name, Distribution: Diplacus aridus, is a species of monkeyflower with yellow blossoms. It was formerly known as Mimulus aridus.[1][2][3][4] Distribution This species is native to San Diego County in Southern California, and to Baja California. In Baja California, Mimulus aridus occurs in association with Daucus pusillus and Adiantum jordanii.[5] (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)


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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/24/2024).