Taxon  Report   5590    
Mirabilis linearis  (Pursh) Heimerl
Narrow leaf four o'clock,  Narrowleaf four o'clock
Mirabilis linearis
© 2014 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Mirabilis linearis
© 2015 Barry Breckling
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
. . .
More information about  Mirabilis linearis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 16, 2019).