Taxon  Report   1961    
Cheilanthes wootonii  Maxon  
(no longer an active name; please see Myriopteris wootonii)
Beaded lipfern,  Wooton's lace fern
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

Bloom Period
Genus: Cheilanthes
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Myriopteris wootonii

NOTE: Cheilanthes wootonii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cheilanthes wootonii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2019).