Taxon  Report   5516    
Mimulus glaucescens  Greene  
(no longer an active name; please see Erythranthe glaucescens)
Shield bracted monkeyflower,  Shieldbract monkeyflower
Mimulus glaucescens
© 2015 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mimulus glaucescens
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
Mimulus glaucescens
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus glaucescens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Mimulus glaucescens
© 2018 Chico Hiking Association
Genus: Mimulus
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 3.8; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Habitat: seeps

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

ICPN + CNPS accepted name:
Erythranthe glaucescens

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mimulus guttatus var. glaucescens
NOTE: Mimulus glaucescens is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus glaucescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 19, 2019).