Mimulus fremontii (Benth.) A. Gray
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Synonym(s): Eunanus fremontii, Mimulus glabratus ssp. fremontii
USDA Symbol: MIFR2
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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Native Distribution: Southern California and Baja California west of desert.
Native Habitat: Recent burns, road banks, dry gullies, and other dry open places.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Mimulus fremontii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Mimulus fremontii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Mimulus fremontii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff