Mirabilis texensis

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Scientific Name Mirabilis texensis USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Texas Four O'clock ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) eFloras.org Reference
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Description Desert environment, gravelly, sunny habitat; low shrub to 3-1/2 feet high with slim grooved stems with recurved prickles; small leaves with tiny hairs; pink flower heads less than 1 inch across. Found along the River Road, Big Bend. Texas Status

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