Calflora
Taxon  Report   10977    
Mimulus nanus  Hook. & Arn.  var. mephiticus  (Greene) D. M. Thomps.  
(no longer an active name; please see Diplacus mephiticus)
Skunky monkeyflower
Mimulus nanus var. mephiticus
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mimulus nanus var. mephiticus
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus nanus var. mephiticus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
also called Diplacus mephiticus

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Mimulus nanus var. mephiticus
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: PHRYMACEAE  
Genus: Mimulus
Parent: Mimulus nanus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Diplacus mephiticus

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eunanus mephiticus
ICPN: Mimulus wolfii
ICPN + PLANTS: Mimulus washoensis
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NOTE: Mimulus nanus var. mephiticus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus nanus var. mephiticus
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

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 16, 2018).