Mirabilis albida (Walter) Heimerl  
Family: Nyctaginaceae
pale umbrella-wort, white four-o'clock
[Allionia albida Walter, Allionia coahuilensis Standl., Allionia comata Small, Allionia divaricata Rydb., Allionia hirsuta Pursh, Allionia oblongifolia (A.Gray) Small, Allionia pauciflora (Buckley) Standl., Allionia pratensis Standl., Allionia pseudaggregata (Heimerl) Standl., Allionia pumila Standl., Mirabilis ciliata (Standl.) Standl., Mirabilis coahuilensis (Standl.) Standl., Mirabilis comata (Small) Standl., Mirabilis eutricha Shinners, Mirabilis grayana (Standl.) Standl., Mirabilis hirsuta (Pursh) MacMill., Mirabilis lanceolata (Rydb.) Standl., Mirabilis oblongifolia (A.Gray) Heimerl, Mirabilis pauciflora (Buckley) Standl., Mirabilis pseudaggregata Heimerl, Mirabilis pumila (Standl.) Standl., Oxybaphus albidus (Walter) Sweet, Oxybaphus coahuilensis (Standl.) Weath., Oxybaphus comatus (Small) Weath., Oxybaphus hirsutus (Pursh) Sweet, Oxybaphus lanceolatus (Rydb.) Standl., Oxybaphus pauciflorus Buckley, Oxybaphus pseudaggregatus (Heimerl) Weath., Oxybaphus pumilus (Standl.) Standl.]
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Arthur Meeks  
Etymology: Mirabilis: Latin for "miraculous or wonderful"
Plants: erect or drooping, perennial, 8"-40" tall forb; stems hairy
Leaves: lance-like, tapering towards the base
Flowers: pale pink, 5-parted, 1/2"-1" wide, saucer-shaped, sepals petal-like; inflorescence loosely-branched clusters; blooms June-Aug.
Habitat: dry; prairies, sand hills, barrens
Conservation Status: Native
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Matthew L. Wagner  
Mirabilis albida image
Matthew L. Wagner  
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Derek Anderson  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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