pale umbrella-wort, white four-o'clock
[Allionia albida Walter, more...]
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
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 3 USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos