This wildflower is endemic to California, found above the southeastern San Joaquin Valley within Kern County and Tulare County. It grows in open California oak woodland habitat, in bare rocky soils around granite outcrops. Nothing like any Mimulus you have ever seen. A very rare and unusual plant with creamy-white rounded petals delicately patterned with fine dark-red to purplish brown spider web-like lines. Foliage is velvet fuzzy textured. Loves a well drained but moist soil in light shade. Zone 8+. Low growing about 6" to 12" in well drained, moist soil, sun or part shade.
Other: Mimulus pictus, Eunanus pictus, Monkey face mimulus, california rare plant, native wildflower, Diplacus flowers