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|Family: Nyctaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Mirabilis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Mirabilis multiflora (Torr.) A. Gray
Stem: ascending to erect, 3--8 dm. Leaf: blade 3--12 cm, round to ovate, fleshy, glandular-hairy or glabrous in age. Inflorescence: involucre 1 per upper axil, peduncled, bell-shaped, +- glabrous to minutely glandular-hairy, 6-flowered; bracts 5, 22--35 mm, 1/2--3/4 fused. Flower: perianth 40--60 mm, narrowly funnel-shaped, magenta. Fruit: 6--11 mm, elliptic, often with 10 lines or low ribs.
Note: Varieties difficult to distinguish where they overlap in California; 1 other var., Arizona to Colorado, Texas.
Unabridged Note: Mirabilis multiflora var. multiflora from Arizona to Colorado, Texas.
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Mirabilis linearis var. linearis
Next taxon: Mirabilis multiflora var. glandulosa
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock 2016. Mirabilis multiflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33815, accessed on July 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 29, 2016.