Taxon  Report   5506    
Mimulus dentatus  Nutt. ex Benth.  
(no longer an active name; please see Erythranthe dentata)
Coastal monkeyflower,  Tooth leaved monkeyflower
Mimulus dentatus
© and Buff Corsi 2013 California Academy of Sciences
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Mimulus dentatus
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus dentatus
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus dentatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Erythranthe dentata

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Mimulus dentatus
© 2005 Jerry Murray
Genus: Mimulus
Communities: Redwood Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Erythranthe dentata

NOTE: Mimulus dentatus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus dentatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 24, 2019).