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|Family: Phrymaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Mimulus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Mimulus pygmaeus A.L. Grant
Habit: Annual < 1 cm, compact, puberulent. Leaf: 2--15 mm, oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic, basal 1/2 ciliate. Flower: pedicel 0--0.5 mm; calyx 4--8 mm, lobes unequal, 0.5--1.5 mm, rounded, occasionally +- ciliate; corolla yellow, persistent, tube-throat 5--10 mm; placentas parietal. Fruit: 2--4 mm, ovoid, hard, indehiscent. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Vernally wet depressions or along stream channels, on clay soils; Elevation: 1095--1790 m. Bioregional Distribution: s CaRH, n SNH (Lake Almanor region, Plumas Co.), MP (Egg Lake, Modoc Co., w of Eagle Lake, Lassen Co.); Distribution Outside California: southern Oregon. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: David M. Thompson
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Mimulus purpureus
Next taxon: Mimulus rattanii
Citation for this treatment: David M. Thompson 2016. Mimulus pygmaeus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33702, accessed on July 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 23, 2016.