Directory       News       Site Map       Home

Common (vernacular) names applied to California vascular plants

compiled by Elizabeth Painter

up to date as of May 1, 2016

Common names (also referred to as vernacular names) are applied differently at different times and places by different users. This list is compiled from many sources and is intended to be as comprehensive as possible. It is not intended to indicate which common name is correct or preferred. Please send comments about this page to Elizabeth Painter (

TaxonDiplacus viscidus
Family common name(s)lopseed; lop-seed; lopseeds; monkeyflower; monkey-flower; monkey flower
Genus common name(s)diplacus
Species common name(s)viscid monkeyflowerr; viscid monkey-flower; viscid monkey flower
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxasticky monkeyflower, sticky monkey-flower, sticky monkey flower, annual monkeyflower, annual monkey-flower, annual monkey flower are applied to multiple Mimulus s.l. taxa; monkey faces, monkey-faces is applied to taxa in multiple families
Synonymy: The Jepson Manual (1993), FNA, PLANTS, etcScrophulariaceae s.l.; Mimulus viscidus Congdon var. viscidus; Mimulus fremontii (Benth.) A. Gray var. viscidus (Congdon) Jeps. Mimulus subsecundus A. Gray var. viscidus (Congdon) A.L. Grant
  Copyright © 2017 Regents of the University of California — Updated 02 June 2017