Taxon  Report   5567    
Mimulus whitneyi  A. Gray  
(no longer an active name; please see Diplacus bicolor)
Harlequin monkeyflower
Mimulus whitneyi
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Mimulus whitneyi
© 2017 Alison Sheehey
Mimulus whitneyi
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus whitneyi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Diplacus bicolor

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Mimulus whitneyi
© 2018 Ashley Olive
Genus: Mimulus
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Diplacus bicolor

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eunanus bicolor
PLANTS: Mimulus nanus var. bicolor
NOTE: Mimulus whitneyi is no longer an active name.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).