Taxon  Report   5586    
Mirabilis californica  A. Gray  
(no longer an active name)
California four o'clock,  Wishbone bush
Mirabilis californica
© 2003 Michael Charters
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Mirabilis californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Mirabilis californica
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Genus: Mirabilis
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN accepted name:
Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia

PLANTS accepted name:
Mirabilis laevis var. laevis

NOTE: Mirabilis californica is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mirabilis californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).