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Mimulus bifidus ssp. fasciculatus

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Mimulus bifidus ssp. fasciculatus
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Mimulus bifidus ssp. fasciculatus
Mimulus bifidus ssp. fasciculatus
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Mimulus bifidus ssp. fasciculatus
Mimulus bifidus ssp. fasciculatus
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Mimulus bifidus ssp. fasciculatus

Species Name: Mimulus bifidis ssp. fasciculatus
Common Name: Prostrate Monkey flower

Showy prostrate monkey flower. Recommended for slopes, butterfly garden, or in containers. Forage source for the Common Checkerspot and Buckeye butterflies. No summer water.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 1'h x 3-4'w
Growth Habit: Low, creeping
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun or shade
Soil Preference: Sandy or Rocky
Water Requirements: Semi-dry to Semi-moist
Cold Hardy to: To 15 degrees
Flower Season: Spring and Summer
Flower Color: Orange
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Foothills of the Sierra Nevada, Outer South Coast Range
Natural Habitat: Rocky cliffs, hillsides, canyon slopes, disturbed areas, borders of chaparral, open forest below 5,000'

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