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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Mimulus fremontii (Benth.) A. Gray
Synonym(s): Eunanus fremontii, Mimulus glabratus ssp. fremontii
USDA Symbol: MIFR2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A small, branched, glandular-hairy, reddish plant with slightly bilaterally symmetrical, rose-lavender flowers.
This species is abundant for a few years after a fire sweeps through the chaparral but decreases as the vegetation closes back in.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Fruit:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: CA Native Distribution:
Southern California and Baja California west of desert. Native Habitat:
Recent burns, road banks, dry gullies, and other dry open places.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff