Calflora
Taxon  Report   9578    
Mirabilis laevis  (Benth.) Curran  var. retrorsa  (A. Heller) Jeps.
Wishbone bush
Mirabilis laevis var. retrorsa
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Mirabilis laevis var. retrorsa
© 2014 Keir Morse
Mirabilis laevis var. retrorsa
© 2010 James M. Andre
Mirabilis laevis var. retrorsa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Mirabilis laevis var. retrorsa
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Family: NYCTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Mirabilis
Parent: Mirabilis laevis
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Mirabilis retrorsa
ICPN + PLANTS: Mirabilis bigelovii var. retrorsa
More information about  Mirabilis laevis var. retrorsa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MILAR)

Search efloras.org (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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).