Taxon  Report   5490    
Mimulus bicolor  Benth.  
(no longer an active name; please see Erythranthe bicolor)
Yellow and white monkeyflower
Mimulus bicolor
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Mimulus bicolor
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Mimulus bicolor
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Mimulus bicolor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Erythranthe bicolor

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Mimulus bicolor
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Mimulus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Erythranthe bicolor

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mimulus prattenii
NOTE: Mimulus bicolor is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus bicolor
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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 16, 2019).