Four-O'clock Family
2 genera
4 species
3 subspecies and varieties
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Abronia latifoliayellow sand verbena
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington along the coast; Vancouver Island, British Columbia to California.
Habitat: Coastal beaches and sand dunes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Growth Duration: Perennial
Abronia melliferahoney-scented sandverbena, 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
Growth Duration: Perennial
Abronia umbellatapink sandverbena
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest along the outer coast in Washington; British Columbia to Baja California.
Habitat: Coastal sandy beaches and adjacent dunes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-September
Growth Duration: Perennial
var. acutalata – sand verbena
var. breviflora – sand verbena
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
Growth Duration: Perennial