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Mirabilis albida (Walter) Heimerl
white four o'clock

General Information
Symbol: MIAL4
Group: Dicot
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


Symbol Scientific Name
ALAL5 Allionia albida Walter
ALBR9 Allionia bracteata Rydb.
ALCO5 Allionia coahuilensis Standl.
ALGR6 Allionia grayana Standl.
ALPA10 Allionia pauciflora (Buckley) Standl.
ALPS2 Allionia pseudaggregata (Heimerl) Weath.
ALRO6 Allionia rotata Standl.
MIALL Mirabilis albida (Walter) Heimerl var. lata Shinners
MIALU Mirabilis albida (Walter) Heimerl var. uniflora Heimerl
MICO6 Mirabilis coahuilensis (Standl.) Standl.
MIDU2 Mirabilis dumetorum Shinners
MIEN2 Mirabilis entricha Shinners
MIGR5 Mirabilis grayana (Standl.) Standl.
MIOB Mirabilis oblongifolia (A. Gray) Heimerl
MIPA5 Mirabilis pauciflora (Buckley) Standl.
MIPS Mirabilis pseudaggregata Heimerl
MIRO Mirabilis rotata (Standl.) I.M. Johnst.
OXAL4 Oxybaphus albidus (Walter) Sweet
OXCO5 Oxybaphus coahuilensis (Standl.) Weath.
OXPA6 Oxybaphus pauciflorus Buckley
OXPS Oxybaphus pseudaggregatus (Heimerl) Standl.
OXRO Oxybaphus rotatus (Standl.) Weath.


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Nyctaginaceae – Four o'clock family
Genus Mirabilis L. – four o'clock
Species Mirabilis albida (Walter) Heimerl – white four o'clock

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
pale umbrella-wort
pale umbrella-wort



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

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