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|Family: Nyctaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Mirabilis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Mirabilis laevis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Mirabilis laevis var. retrorsa (A. Heller) Jeps.
Stem: (and leaf) with short, reflexed hairs, generally also +- glandular-hairy; stems with inflorescences generally branched throughout. Leaf: blade 0.5--3.5 cm. Inflorescence: involucre bell-shaped, 5--6 mm. Flower: perianth 8--12 mm, widely funnel-shaped, white (pale pink). Fruit: +- spheric, generally with 5--10 visible lines.
Ecology: Rocky places; Elevation: < 2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: W&I, D; Distribution Outside California: Oregon; to Utah, Arizona, northwestern Mexico. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun
Synonyms: Mirabilis retrorsa A. Heller; Mirabilis bigelovii A. Gray var. retrorsa (A. Heller) Munz
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia
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Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock 2017. Mirabilis laevis var. retrorsa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80352, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.