Nyctaginaceae
Four-O'clock Family
2 genera
4 species
1 subspecies and varieties
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Abronia latifoliayellow sand-verbena
Distribution: West of the Cascades in Washington along the coast; Vancouver Island, British Columbia south to California.
Habitat: Coastal beaches and sand dunes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Abronia melliferahoney-scented sand-verbena, white sand verbena
Distribution: Distributed east of the Cascades in Washington in the Columbia Basin and along the Snake River; north-central Oregon, southeastern Oregon and adjacent Idaho, southeastern Idaho and adjacent Wyoming.
Habitat: Dunes and sandy soil at low elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Abronia umbellata
Distribution: Distributed along the coast in Washington; along the coast from British Columbia south to Baja California.
Habitat: Coastal sandy beaches and adjacent dunes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-September
Mirabilis nyctagineafour-o'clock, heartleaf umbrellawort four-o'clock
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades in Washington; Native east of the Rockies, Montana to Mexico, east to Wisconsin.
Habitat: Disturbed areas of dry valleys and plains.
Origin: Introduced from east of the Rocky Mountains
Flowers: June-August