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Heartleaf Four O'Clock (Mirabilis nyctaginea)
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Other common names: Heartleaf Umbrella Wort, Wild Four O'Clock
Family: Nyctaginaceae (Four O'Clock)
Height: 1 to 5 ft.
Blooms: June to October
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Panhandle Trail
Notes: Flower sits in a 5-lobed green cup.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.