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Nemastylis tenuis (Southwestern pleatleaf)
Cliffe, Harry

Nemastylis tenuis

Nemastylis tenuis (Herb.) Benth.

Southwestern Pleatleaf

Iridaceae (Iris Family)


USDA Symbol: nete

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

3 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple



Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1205 Collected 2008-08-10 in Jeff Davis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2008-07-25
Research By: DEW

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