Mirabilis linearis Narrowleaf Four O'Clock, Ribbon
PERENNIAL. Tall, smooth plant (to 1 m) with opposite, linear,
grasslike leaves. Usually unbranched. Brilliant magenta cup-shaped
or shallow tube-shaped flowers loosely clustered at the top of the stem.
Entire plant very flexible and sways in the wind. Flowers April-June.
Occasional throughout the Empires among rock outcrops.
FAMILY: Nyctaginaceae (Four O'Clock Family)