Calflora
Taxon  Report   5501    
Mimulus cardinalis  Douglas ex Benth.  
(no longer an active name; please see Erythranthe cardinalis)
Cardinal monkey flower,  Scarlet monkeyflower
Mimulus cardinalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: PHRYMACEAE  
Genus: Mimulus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Erythranthe cardinalis

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Diplacus cardinalis
PLANTS: Erythranthe cardinalis
PLANTS: Mimulus cardinalis var. exsul
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NOTE: Mimulus cardinalis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus cardinalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MIEA)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2019).