Taxon  Report   5592    
Mirabilis nyctaginea  (Michx.) MacMill.
Heart leaf four o'clock,  Heartleaf four o'clock
Mirabilis nyctaginea
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Mirabilis nyctaginea, 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 nyctaginea
© 2011 RT Hawke
Genus: Mirabilis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Allionia nyctaginea
PLANTS: Mirabilis collina
PLANTS: Oxybaphus nyctagineus
More information about  Mirabilis nyctaginea
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).