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|Family: Nyctaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Mirabilis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Mirabilis tenuiloba S. Watson
Stem: trailing to erect, < 5 dm, glandular-hairy. Leaf: ascending; blade 2.5--5 cm, narrowly to broadly triangular, glandular-hairy. Inflorescence: involucres +- densely clustered in upper axils, narrowly bell-shaped, spreading glandular-hairy, 1-flowered; bracts 5, 8--13 mm, lobes > tube, narrowly lanceolate. Flower: perianth 12--15 mm, funnel-shaped, +- white, lightly hairy. Fruit: +- 5 mm, ovoid, unmarked, black-brown, glabrous.
Ecology: Rocky slopes in desert scrub; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: w DSon; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Mirabilis nyctaginea
Next taxon: Tripterocalyx
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock 2017. Mirabilis tenuiloba, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33828, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.