Taxon  Report   5519    
Mimulus guttatus  DC.  
(no longer an active name; please see Erythranthe guttata)
Seep monkey flower,  Yellow monkey flower
Mimulus guttatus, 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 Erythranthe guttata

Bloom Period
Genus: Mimulus
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 PLANTS

JEF other name:
Erythranthe guttata

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mimulus unimaculatus
PLANTS: Mimulus micranthus
PLANTS: Mimulus marmoratus
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NOTE: Mimulus guttatus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus guttatus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Dec 12, 2019).