Mirabilis nyctaginea

ClassificationDicots
FamilyNyctaginaceae
Family (Traditional)Nyctaginaceae
GenusMirabilis
SpeciesMirabilis nyctaginea (Michx.) MacMill.
Common Nameheartleaf four o'clock, Umbrella Wort
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.4
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Allionia nyctaginea Allionia nyctaginea Michx.
Mirabilis collina Mirabilis collina Shinners
Oxybaphus nyctagineus Oxybaphus nyctagineus (Michx.) Sweet
Oxybaphus nyctagineus var. latifolius Oxybaphus nyctagineus var. latifolius A.Gray in Emory
Oxybaphus nyctagineus var. oblongifolius Oxybaphus nyctagineus var. oblongifolius A.Gray in Emory

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Bourbon (KY), Bracken (KY), Bullitt (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Daviess (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Fulton (KY), Garrard (KY), Graves (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Lewis (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Ohio (KY), Oldham (KY), Warren (KY), Carroll (TN), Clay (TN), Davidson (TN), Henry (TN), Houston (TN), Lake (TN), Lawrence (TN), Madison (TN), Montgomery (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Smith (TN), Sumner (TN), Trousdale (TN), Weakley (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UTM, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1964 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100536323 Graves Kentucky 12 Sep 1979 Raymond Athey
4457
EKY
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31234100536349 Madison Kentucky 13 Jun 1984 Ronald L. Jones
4320
EKY
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31234100536281 Fayette Kentucky 08 Sep 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9415
EKY
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31234100536331 Lewis Kentucky 10 Jun 1987 Allison W. Cusick
26538
EKY
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31234100536315 Garrard Kentucky 22 Aug 2010 W. W. Overbeck
712
EKY
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31973000016446 Fayette Kentucky
KNK
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31973000016443 Ohio Kentucky
KNK
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31973000016445 Bracken Kentucky
KNK
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31973000016447 Fayette Kentucky
KNK
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31973000016442 Jessamine Kentucky
KNK
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091111 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091184 Graves Kentucky
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091124 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31234100536364 Davidson Tennessee 26 May 1974 Ronald L. Jones
30
EKY
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31234100536356 Madison Kentucky 13 Jun 1984 Ronald L. Jones
4320
EKY
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31234100536307 Garrard Kentucky 13 May 2011 W. W. Overbeck
1196
EKY
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31234100536299 Franklin Kentucky 25 Oct 1985 Steven Rice
FR-792
EKY
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31973000016440 Bullitt Kentucky
KNK
Mirabilis nyctaginea
31973000016444 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091126 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091120 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091113 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091112 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091108 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091117 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091122 Smith Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091121 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091118 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091116 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091119 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091115 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091181 Bullitt Kentucky
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091125 Trousdale Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0009448 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0009453 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0009446 Davidson Tennessee 28 Apr 1981 R. Kral
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0009447 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0117072 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0009440 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0117064 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0076096 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091110 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091183 Fayette Kentucky
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091182 Bourbon Kentucky
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091109 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091123 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
TENN-V-0091114 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0041302 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0082886 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0096336 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0080606 Daviess Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0009445 Rutherford Tennessee 24 Jul 1988 Milo Pyne
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0009439 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0117071 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0009451 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0108289 Bracken Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0009449 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0102339 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0117063 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0080607 Daviess Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
MTSU016349 Davidson Tennessee 25 Apr 1991 Gerald Tomerlin
MTSU
Mirabilis nyctaginea
UCHT035187 Lyon Kentucky
UCHT
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132686 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132685 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132678 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132681 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132682 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132680 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132676 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0117043 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0009444 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0085775 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
APSC0080605 Daviess Kentucky
APSC
Mirabilis nyctaginea
MTSU016348 Rutherford Tennessee 06 Oct 2001 Dwayne Estes
MTSU
Mirabilis nyctaginea
UTM01294 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Mirabilis nyctaginea
UTM01297 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132671 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132684 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132669 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132675 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132672 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132674 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132679 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132668 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132673 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132670 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132683 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
BRIT132677 Tennessee
VDB
Mirabilis nyctaginea
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Mirabilis nyctaginea - Theo Witsell
Mirabilis nyctaginea - Theo Witsell
Mirabilis nyctaginea - Theo Witsell
Mirabilis nyctaginea - Theo Witsell
Mirabilis nyctaginea - Theo Witsell
Mirabilis nyctaginea - Theo Witsell