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Acleisanthes acutifolia

Acleisanthes acutifolia Standl.

Needletip Trumpets

Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Apex: Acute
Inflorescence: Axillary
Fruit Type: Accessory
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.
Flower: Stamens 5

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov




Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Acleisanthes acutifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acleisanthes acutifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acleisanthes acutifolia


Record Modified: 2023-04-18
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