logo Calflora, a 501c3 non-profit
Taxon  Report  
Diplacus viscidus  Congdon
Viscid monkeyflower
Diplacus viscidus is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Mimulus viscidus
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
DJJJASONAFMM

Bloom Period
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 viscidus var. viscidus
JEFMimulus viscidus
Information about  Diplacus viscidus from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

Photos on Calflora

Photos on CalPhotos

Google Images

Photos on iNaturalist

ID Tips on PlantID.net

[Wikipedia] Distribution, Description: Diplacus viscidus is a species of monkeyflower known by the common name sticky monkeyflower.[1][2][3][4] Distribution Diplacus viscidus is endemic to the western Sierra Nevada foothills of California, where it grows in bare and disturbed habitat, such as areas recently cleared by wildfire. Description Diplacus viscidus is a hairy annual herb growing 2 to 37 centimeters tall. The oval or oblong leaves reach up to 4.5 centimeters long. The tubular base of the flower is encapsulated in a swollen, ribbed calyx of hairy sepals with pointed lobes. The flower corolla is one to two centimeters long and lavender to magenta in color, with yellow stripes and darker spotting inside the hairy mouth. (link added 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: 07/17/2024).