Page author: David Giblin
Mimetanthe pilosa
downy monkey-flower, false monkey-flower

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; central Washington to Baja California, east to southwestern Idaho, Utah, and Arizona.

Habitat: Moist, sandy areas and dry stream beds.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Mimetanthe pilosa (Benth.) Greene
Publication: Bulletin of the California Academy of Sciences 1(4A): 181 [1885]. 1886.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Mimulus pilosus (Benth.) S. Watson
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Mimetanthe pilosa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Mimetanthe pilosa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Mimetanthe pilosa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Mimetanthe pilosa photos.

USDA Plants: Mimetanthe pilosa information.

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