Taxon  Report   5552    
Mimulus pygmaeus  A. L. Grant  
(no longer an active name; please see Diplacus pygmaeus)
Egg lake monkeyflower
Mimulus pygmaeus
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mimulus pygmaeus
© James T. Vale and CNPS
Mimulus pygmaeus
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus pygmaeus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Oregon.
also called Diplacus pygmaeus

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Plant Characteristics
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Mimulus pygmaeus
© 2018 Scot Loring
Genus: Mimulus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

ICPN + CNPS accepted name:
Diplacus pygmaeus

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mimulus minutissimus
NOTE: Mimulus pygmaeus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus pygmaeus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
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 22, 2019).