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Acleisanthes wrightii (Wright's trumpets)
Carr, Bill

Acleisanthes wrightii

Acleisanthes wrightii (A. Gray) Benth. & Hook. f. ex Hemsl.

Wright's Trumpets

Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock Family)


USDA Symbol: ACWR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, world-wide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1952), Cuba and his native Connecticut.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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


Native Distribution: TX. and Coahuila Mexico

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2008-06-25
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