Taxon  Report   5590 
Mirabilis linearis  (Pursh) Heimerl
Narrow leaf four o'clock,  Narrowleaf four o'clock
Mirabilis linearis
© 2015 Barry Breckling
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Mirabilis linearis
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Mirabilis linearis
© 2015 Barry Breckling
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
© 2014 John Doyen
Genus: Mirabilis
Subspecies and Varieties:
escaped cultivar
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Allionia decumbens
PLANTS: Oxybaphus linearis var. subhispidus
PLANTS: Oxybaphus lanceolatus
PLANTS: Oxybaphus gausapoides
PLANTS: Oxybaphus diffusus
PLANTS: Oxybaphus decumbens
PLANTS: Oxybaphus angustifolius
PLANTS: Mirabilis linearis var. subhispida
PLANTS: Mirabilis lanceolata
PLANTS: Mirabilis hirsuta var. linearis
PLANTS: Mirabilis gausapoides
PLANTS: Mirabilis diffusa
PLANTS: Mirabilis decumbens
PLANTS: Calymenia decumbens
PLANTS: Allionia linearis
PLANTS: Allionia gausapoides
PLANTS: Oxybaphus linearis
More information about  Mirabilis linearis
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: Jul 15, 2018).

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