Calflora
Taxon  Report   5527    
Mimulus layneae  (Greene) Jeps.  
(no longer an active name; please see Diplacus layneae)
Layne's monkeyflower
Mimulus layneae
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mimulus layneae
© 2009 Keir Morse
Mimulus layneae
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus layneae, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Diplacus layneae

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Mimulus layneae
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Family: PHRYMACEAE  
Genus: Mimulus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Serpentine affinity: 2.9; (strong indicator)

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Diplacus layneae

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Eunanus layneae
ICPN: Mimulus brachiatus
NOTE: Mimulus layneae is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus layneae
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MILA5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2018).

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