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Taxon: Mirabilis nyctaginea (Michx.) MacMill.

 
Genus: Mirabilis
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Tribe: Nyctagineae
Nomen number: 316753
Place of publication: Metasp. Minnesota valley 217. 1892
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • heart-leaf four-o'clock  (Source: Global Comp Weeds) - English
  • heart-leaf umbrella-wort  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • wild four-o'clock  (Source: F Tex) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.), Alberta (s.), Manitoba, British Columbia (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (e.), Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (e.), Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • Mexico (n.e.?)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  4. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  5. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  6. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  7. Randall, R. P. 2002. A global compendium of weeds
  8. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  9. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9.

Check other web resources for Mirabilis nyctaginea (Michx.) MacMill. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316753. Accessed 23 July 2019.