Taxon  Report   5535    
Mimulus moschatus  Douglas ex Lindl.  
(no longer an active name; please see Erythranthe inodora)
Musk flower,  Musk monkeyflower, Muskflower
Mimulus moschatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Erythranthe inodora

Bloom Period
Genus: Mimulus

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Erythranthe inodora

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mimulus moschatus var. moniliformis
NOTE: Mimulus moschatus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus moschatus
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: Jun 15, 2019).