Calflora
Taxon  Report   13493    
Erythranthe guttata  (DC.) G.L. Nesom
Yellow monkey flower
Erythranthe guttata, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to North America.
also called Mimulus guttatus
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Bloom Period
Family: PHRYMACEAE  
Genus: Erythranthe

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, meadows

Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Mimulus clementinus
JEF: Mimulus langsdorffii var. minimus
JEF: Mimulus langsdorffii var. platyphyllus
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More information about  Erythranthe guttata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 04, 2020).