Taxon  Report   1961 
Cheilanthes wootonii  Maxon  (not an active name; please see Myriopteris wootonii)
Beaded lipfern,  Wooton's lace fern
Cheilanthes wootonii
© 2010 James M. Andre
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Cheilanthes wootonii, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: [2.3] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Cheilanthes wootonii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Genus: Cheilanthes
Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
JEFR + CNPS accepted name: Myriopteris wootonii
NOTE: Cheilanthes wootonii is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2018).

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