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, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Myriopteris wootonii

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Cheilanthes wootonii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Genus: Cheilanthes
Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Myriopteris wootonii
NOTE: Cheilanthes wootonii is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Cheilanthes wootonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Aug 18, 2018).

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