CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-16sep 9-2-16
Status: record mimulus_aurantiacus_var._aridus - Wed, Oct. 26, 2016 01:46 ET c
Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
common namelow bush monkeyflower
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life form evergreen shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.3
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G5T4      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), San Diego (SDG), Baja California (BA)
  • Pending additional quad-level data, only county data are being provided for List 4 plants.
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)(rocky)
•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range750 - 1200 meters
Possibly threatened by vehicles. See M. aurantiacus in The Jepson Manual. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 32:540 (1905) for original description, and Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 11(2-3):336-337 (1924) for revised nomenclature.
full nameMimulus aurantiacus Curtis var. aridus (Abrams) D.M. Thomps.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDSCR22040
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2016. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-16sep). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Oct. 26, 2016 from

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