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|Family: Nyctaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Acleisanthes||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Acleisanthes nevadensis (Standl.) B.L. Turner
Habit: Annual; hairs appressed and divergent, white, also glandular-puberulent. Stem: prostrate to erect, < 3 dm. Leaf: petiole 5--20(26) mm; blade ovate to round. Flower: perianth tube +- green, limb white. Fruit: 5--7 mm; wings 2 mm.
Ecology: Dry, rocky areas; Elevation: 1250 m. Bioregional Distribution: DMtns (ne Kingston Range, se Inyo Co.); Distribution Outside California: to southwestern Utah, northwestern Arizona. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
Synonyms: Selinocarpus diffusus A. Gray subsp. nevadensis Standl.; Selinocarpus nevadensis (Standl.) B.A. Fowler & B.L. Turner
Unabridged Note: Closely related to Acleisanthes diffusa (A. Gray) R.A. Levin (southwestern United States except California), from which it differs in leaf morphology, perianth size, geog, and (reportedly) ecology.
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Acleisanthes longiflora
Next taxon: Allionia
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock 2016. Acleisanthes nevadensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=81818, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.