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|Family: Phrymaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Mimulus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Mimulus nanus Hook. & Arn.
Habit: Annual 1--15 cm, +- puberulent to hairy. Leaf: 3--30 mm, oblanceolate to linear; lower surface +- purple; tip acute to rounded. Flower: pedicel 0.5--7 mm; calyx lobes +- unequal, acute to +- long-tapered, mouth in fruit +- oblique; corolla persistent, throat floor generally with 2 yellow folds surrounded by and generally dotted deeper magenta; stigma +- exserted; placentas parietal. Fruit: 3.5--12 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Note: Intermediates with Mimulus layneae occur in NW and southern SN.
eFlora Treatment Author: David M. Thompson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Mimulus moschatus
Next taxon: Mimulus nanus var. jepsonii
Citation for this treatment: David M. Thompson 2016. Mimulus nanus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33679, accessed on October 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 24, 2016.