Calflora
Taxon  Report   5589    
Mirabilis jalapa  L.
Four o'clock,  Marvel of peru, Wishbone bush
Mirabilis jalapa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: NYCTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Mirabilis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mirabilis jalapa ssp. lindheimeri
PLANTS: Mirabilis lindheimeri
More information about  Mirabilis jalapa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MIJA)


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: Feb 21, 2019).