Taxon  Report   5589 
Mirabilis jalapa  L.
Four o'clock,  Marvel of peru, Wishbone bush

Mirabilis jalapa
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Mirabilis jalapa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Mirabilis jalapa
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Mirabilis
Subspecies and Varieties:
escaped cultivar
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Mirabilis jalapa ssp. lindheimeri
PLANTS: Mirabilis lindheimeri
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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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