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Desert Four o' clock

Mirabilis froebelii

Description:

Has green luscious leaves, with pointed and curved ends. It has a stalk on which the flowers bloom. The flowers come in many colors , or bicolored. Some are yellow, red, orange, pink, purple, magenta.

Habitat:

Dry grasslands , desert scrub. I found this one in my front yard.

Notes:

It actually blooms all evening and in the day. It is pollinated by bees and hummingbirds in the day, and by moths at night.

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tomato.glasgow
Spotted by
tomato.glasgow

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.85, Long: -116.90

Spotted on Oct 15, 2013
Submitted on Dec 8, 2013

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