Taxon  Report   10129 
Mirabilis laevis  (Benth.) Curran
Desert wishbone bush
Mirabilis laevis
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
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Mirabilis laevis
© 2009 Ryan Gilmore
Mirabilis laevis
© 2014 Keir Morse
Mirabilis laevis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Mirabilis laevis
© 2013 John Doyen
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Oxybaphus laevis
More information about  Mirabilis laevis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

website references from Google

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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