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Diplacus brevipes  Benth.
Wide throated yellow monkeyflower
Diplacus brevipes is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Mimulus brevipes
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Genus: Diplacus
Family: Phrymaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFMimulus brevipes
Information about  Diplacus brevipes from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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[Wikipedia] Taxonomic name change, Distribution, Description: Diplacus brevipes is a species of monkeyflower known by the common name widethroat yellow monkeyflower. It was formerly known as Mimulus brevipes.[1][2][3][4] Distribution It is native to the Transverse and Peninsular Ranges and other mountains and foothills of southern California and Baja California. Diplacus brevipes grows in chaparral, especially open areas such as those recently cleared by wildfire. Description Diplacus brevipes is a hairy annual herb producing an erect stem reaching maximum heights anywhere between 5 and 80 centimeters tall. The paired opposite leaves are lance-shaped to oval and are up to 9 centimeters long. The tubular throat of the flower is encapsulated in a hairy calyx of sepals up to 2.5 centimeters long with pointed tips, some longer than others. The bright yellow flower corolla is up to 3 centimeters long with five lobes at the mouth, two on the upper lip and three on the lower. (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: 05/19/2024).