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Mimulus bicolor

Mimulus bicolor Hartw. ex Benth.

Yellow and white monkeyflower, Yellow-and-white monkey-flower

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

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.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
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Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Distribution: Sierra Nevadas from Kern to Shasta & Trinity Cos.
Native Habitat: Moist places from 1600-6000 ft.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Mimulus bicolor in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Mimulus bicolor in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Mimulus bicolor

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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