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Plant    Species Name:
Mirabilis nyctaginea (Michx.) MacMill.
syn. Allionia nyctaginea Michx.
syn. Mirabilis collina Shinners
syn. Oxybaphus nyctagineus (Michx.) Sweet

Common Name:
heartleaf four o'clock


Springfield, South Dakota
just west of the Yankton Co. line
  September 1, 1804

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .

Mirabilis nyctaginea (PH-LC 145).

The copyright for this image is retained by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; this image is used with their permission.

See following caption
collected by R.A. Davidson 1474, Louisa Co., Iowa, 28 September 1953

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