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Diplacus bolanderi  A. Gray
Bolander's monkeyflower
Diplacus bolanderi is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Mimulus bolanderi
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
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Genus: Diplacus
Family: Phrymaceae  
(Scrophulariaceae)
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFMimulus bolanderi
JEFMimulus platylaemus
Information about  Diplacus bolanderi from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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[dev.floranorthamerica.org] Range, Variation in attributes: Diplacus bolanderi is scattered and uncommon through most of California (with concentrations in the southern North Coast Ranges and Central Sierra) and apparently is disjunct in Jackson County, Oregon. Diplacus bolanderi is highly variable in height, leaf size, corolla size, and calyx size. Identity is unmistakable in larger plants; the inflated calyx with lobes strongly unequal in length usually is helpful in identification of smaller plants. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)


Suggested Citation
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: 05/24/2024).