Taxon  Report   13409    
Diplacus pygmaeus  (A.L. Grant) G.L. Nesom
Egg Lake monkeyflower
Diplacus pygmaeus
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Diplacus pygmaeus
© James T. Vale and CNPS
Diplacus pygmaeus
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Diplacus pygmaeus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Oregon.
also called Mimulus pygmaeus
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Diplacus pygmaeus
© 2015 Sierra Pacific Industries
Genus: Diplacus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Mimulus pygmaeus
More information about  Diplacus pygmaeus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).