CPC Plant Profile: San Bernardino Mountain Monkeyflower
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San Bernardino Mountain Monkeyflower (Erythranthe exigua)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Phrymaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 155318
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/22/2021

low annual

Participating Institutions
Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Erythranthe exigua in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 4459 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 2 seed accessions of Erythranthe exigua from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 50 maternal plants

  • 01/01/2010

likely that there are 12 occurrences

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Nomenclature
Taxon Erythranthe exigua
Authority (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom & N.S. Fraga
Family Phrymaceae
CPC Number 2847
ITIS
USDA
Common Names Eye Strain Monkeyflower | Mean Monkey-flower | San Bernardino Mountains Monkey-flower
Associated Scientific Names Mimulus exiguus | Erythranthe exigua
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

most often this species grows in vernally wet areas, but it also occurs on wetter portions of pebble plains moist disturbed places this species favors the lowest, wettest portions of a drainage some disturbance of the soil by frost heave or stream flow may be an important component of this plant's habitat

Ecological Relationships

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