Taxon  Report   5551    
Mimulus purpureus  A. L. Grant  
(no longer an active name; please see Erythranthe purpurea)
Little purple monkeyflower
Mimulus purpureus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Erythranthe purpurea
Observation Search
(37 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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

Habitat: meadows, pebble-plain

Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF + CNPS other name:
Erythranthe purpurea

NOTE: Mimulus purpureus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus purpureus
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: Feb 22, 2020).