Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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range map need picture of flower of Mirabilis jalapa, Garden Four-o'clock, Marvel-of-Peru
Common Name: Garden Four-o'clock, Marvel-of-Peru
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Mirabilis jalapa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Mirabilis jalapa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Mirabilis jalapa 067-01-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Mirabilis jalapa


camera icon Common Name: Wild Four-o'clock, Heart-leaved Umbrella-wort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Mirabilis nyctaginea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Mirabilis nyctaginea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Mirabilis nyctaginea 067-01-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Oxybaphus nyctagineus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Allionia nyctaginea


Beneath each cluster of pinkish-purple flowers is a cup-shaped involucre, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Erect Spiderling
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Boerhavia erecta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Boerhavia erecta
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Boerhavia erecta 067-02-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Boerhaavia erecta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Boerhavia erecta


Flowers without calyx-like involucres, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Red Spiderling, Spreading Hogweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Boerhavia diffusa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Boerhavia diffusa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Boerhavia diffusa


Inflorescence branches divergent, terminating in clusters of 2-5 flowers, per Flora of North America.


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