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Calico Monkeyflower (Diplacus pictus)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Phrymaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 132101
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Calico Monkeyflower (Diplacus pictus) located in the wild?

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Calico Monkeyflower can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Calico Monkeyflower (Diplacus pictus)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 7 accessions of Diplacus pictus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 517844 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 5 seed accessions of Diplacus pictus from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 25 maternal plants

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Taxon Diplacus pictus
Authority (Curran ex Greene) G.L. Nesom
Family Phrymaceae
CPC Number 2853
Duration Annual
Common Names Calico monkeyflower
Associated Scientific Names Mimulus pictus | Diplacus pictus
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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