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Mirabilis laevis var. villosa (Wishbone-bush)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Mirabilis laevis var. villosa

Mirabilis laevis (Benth.) Curran var. villosa (Kellogg) Spellenb.


Nyctaginaceae (Four-O'clock Family)

Synonym(s): Hesperonia aspera, Hesperonia bigelovii, Mirabilis aspera, Mirabilis bigelovii, Mirabilis bigelovii var. aspera, Mirabilis bigelovii var. bigelovii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: While this plant flowers year-round, it blooms most vigorously in the Spring.


USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT

Additional resources

USDA: Find Mirabilis laevis var. villosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Mirabilis laevis var. villosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Mirabilis laevis var. villosa


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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