Taxon  Report   13341    
Mimulus filicifolius  Sexton, K. G. Ferris, & Schoenig
Fern-leaved monkeyflower
Mimulus filicifolius
© 2018 Cristian Singer
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Mimulus filicifolius
© 2018 Cristian Singer
Mimulus filicifolius
© 2018 Cristian Singer
Mimulus filicifolius, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Mimulus filicifolius
© 2017 David popp
Genus: Mimulus
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Erythranthe filicifolia

More information about  Mimulus filicifolius
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Commercial availability unknown.
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Speciation on a Local Geographic Scale...:  Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2014 Aug 5;369(1648)
Ferris KG, Sexton JP, Willis JH
We found that M. filicifolius is genetically divergent from the other species and strongly reproductively isolated from M. laciniatus....

The Fern-Leaved Monkeyflower:  Madroņo 60(3):236-242. 2013
Jason P. Sextona, Kathleen G. Ferrisb, and Steve E. Schoenigc
The fern-leaved monkeyflower, Mimulus filicifolius ... is differentiated from close relatives of Mimulus L. (M. laciniatus Gray and M. guttatus DC.) ... by having many finely divided, bi-pinnately compound leaves.

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).