Taxon  Report   13455    
Diplacus aridus  Curtis (Abrams) D. M. Thomps.
Low bush monkeyflower
Diplacus aridus
© 2012 Duncan S. Bell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Diplacus aridus
© 2012 Duncan S. Bell
Diplacus aridus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Diplacus aridus
© 2012 Duncan S. Bell
Genus: Diplacus
Communities: Chaparral

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS

CNPS accepted name:
Mimulus aridus

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Mimulus aridus
ICPN + CNPS: Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
More information about  Diplacus aridus
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 22, 2019).