Patagonia Wildflowers
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yerba sal
Mirabilis ovata
Mirabilis ovata
yerba sal Verbena/Four-o'clock
Mirabilis ovata Nyctaginaceae
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Spanish common names
  •yerba sal
accepted scientific name
  •Mirabilis ovata (Ruiz & Pav.) Meigen
rules for finding collection records
  •Mirabilis ovata (166)
  •Oxybaphus ovatus (4)
family name
  • Nyctaginaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Italo Specogna, Flora Mendocina Nativa
Image License: Las imágenes que figuran a mi nombre son de libre disponibilidad.
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.6 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 1st week of April

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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Instituto Darwinion (35)
Flora Mendocina
Flora Bonaerense (1) (1)
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Flora Mendocina (8)
Wikimedia Commons (2)
Catalogo Plantas UdeC (1)
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