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Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. aurantiacus (Orange bush monkeyflower)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. aurantiacus

Diplacus aurantiacus (W. Curtis) Jeps. ssp. aurantiacus

Orange Bush Monkeyflower

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Diplacus glutinosus, Diplacus glutinosus var. aurantiacus, Diplacus latifolius, Diplacus leptanthus, Mimulus aurantiacus, Mimulus glutinosus, Mimulus leptanthus, Mimulus viscosus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall, often shorter.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug



Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
United States Botanic Garden - Washington, DC
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR


Bibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski

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Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. aurantiacus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. aurantiacus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. aurantiacus


Record Modified: 2022-11-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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