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Mimulus bicolor Hartw. ex Benth.
Yellow and white monkeyflower, Yellow-and-white monkey-flower
Synonym(s): Mimulus prattenii
USDA Symbol: MIBI4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A 4-12 in. annual with tubular, two-lipped flowers. The upper lip is usually white, the lower yellow. Both the lower lip and the bearded throat are dotted with red spots.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: CA Native Distribution:
Sierra Nevadas from Kern to Shasta & Trinity Cos. Native Habitat:
Moist places from 1600-6000 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FACU || FACU |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff