Weeds

Four O'Clock, Wild

Four O'Clock, Wild
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Wild Four O'Clock is an erect, bushy perennial that can range from 1.5 to 4.5’ in height. Leaves are triangular and grow up to 3” long. The leaves are deep green with a prominent white midvein. The roots are thick and fleshy. It flowers in clusters of 3 to 5 at the ends of branches. The flowers can be pink, purple, white or yellowish and are in bloom from May to September. It gets its name from the time of day it tends to flower. It is commonly found in pastures, prairies, roadsides, and gardens. It is most common in the Midwestern US.