Taxon  Report   10751    
Acleisanthes nevadensis  (Standl.) B. L.Turner
Desert wing-fruit
Acleisanthes nevadensis
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Acleisanthes nevadensis
© 2005 James M. Andre
Acleisanthes nevadensis
© 2018 Jean Pawek
Acleisanthes nevadensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America, Arizona, Nevada, Utah.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Acleisanthes nevadensis
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Acleisanthes
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Selinocarpus nevadensis
More information about  Acleisanthes nevadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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: Jan 23, 2019).