Taxon  Report   5564    
Mimulus tricolor  Hartw. ex Lindl.  
(no longer an active name; please see Diplacus tricolor)
Tricolor monkeyflower
Mimulus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Mimulus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Mimulus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Mimulus tricolor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Diplacus tricolor

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Mimulus tricolor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Mimulus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Diplacus tricolor

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eunanus coulteri
PLANTS: Eunanus tricolor
NOTE: Mimulus tricolor is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus tricolor
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 20, 2019).