Taxon  Report   5536    
Mimulus nanus  Hook. & Arn.  
(no longer an active name; please see Diplacus nanus)
Dwarf monkey flower,  Dwarf purple monkeyflower
Mimulus nanus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Diplacus nanus

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

Communities: Chaparral, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Diplacus nanus

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mimulus tolmiei
NOTE: Mimulus nanus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus nanus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 29, 2020).