Calflora
Taxon  Report   5590    
Mirabilis linearis  (Pursh) Heimerl
Narrow leaf four o'clock,  Narrowleaf four o'clock
Mirabilis linearis
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mirabilis linearis
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Mirabilis linearis
© 2014 John Doyen
Mirabilis linearis, 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 linearis
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Family: NYCTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Mirabilis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Allionia decumbens
PLANTS: Oxybaphus linearis var. subhispidus
PLANTS: Oxybaphus lanceolatus
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More information about  Mirabilis linearis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MILI3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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