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Sonoran Desert Plants
Mirabilis tenuiloba (Long- Four o'clock)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

Habitat: washes
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: opposite,simple,triangular,glandular
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: spring to fall
Spines: spineless
Family: Nyctaginaceae (4-o'clock family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 17. Eudicots: Nyctaginaceae to Plumbaginaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-34: 1-77. Published 11 May 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 23 (8.7 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Mirabilis tenuiloba (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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