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Diplacus longiflorus  Nutt.
southern bush monkeyflower
Diplacus longiflorus is a shrub that is native to California.
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Genus: Diplacus
Family: Phrymaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSDiplacus arachnoideus
JEFDiplacus rutilus
JEFDiplacus speciosus
JEFMimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens
JEF + PLANTSMimulus glutinosus var. brachypus
Information about  Diplacus longiflorus from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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[coasttocactus.sdnhm.org] Range, Habitat, Pollinators: The Bush Monkey Flower (Diplacus longiflorus) is a perennial shrub native to California and is common in the San Diego area. The light orange flower is easily seen in our chaparral habitats. The Bush Monkey Flower prefers coastal sage scrub, oak woodlands, and chaparral plant communities. It is pollinated by bees and hummingbirds, growing and thriving in many types of soil, from wet and sandy to dry and rocky. (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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 11/28/2023).