Taxon  Report   5586 
Mirabilis californica  A. Gray  (not an active name)
California four o'clock,  Wishbone bush
Mirabilis californica
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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Mirabilis californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Mirabilis californica
© 2003 Michael Charters
Genus: Mirabilis
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
ICPN accepted name: Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia
PLANTS accepted name: Mirabilis laevis var. laevis
NOTE: Mirabilis californica is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Mirabilis californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 28, 2018).

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