Calflora
Taxon  Report   5587    
Mirabilis coccinea  (Torr.) Benth. & Hook. f.
Red four o'clock,  Scarlet four o'clock
Mirabilis coccinea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: NYCTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Mirabilis
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Oxybaphus coccineus
More information about  Mirabilis coccinea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MICO7)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2019).