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monte negro
Bougainvillea spinosa
Bougainvillea spinosa
monte negro Verbena/Four-o'clock
Bougainvillea spinosa Nyctaginaceae
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Spanish common name
  •monte negro
accepted scientific name
  •Bougainvillea spinosa (Cav.) Heimerl
rules for finding collection records
  •Bougainvillea spinosa (136)
  •Tricycla spinosa (0)
family name
Image Author: ©2014 Italo Specogna, Flora Mendocina Nativa
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Three petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of August thru end of May

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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Flora Mendocina (19)
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