Taxon  Report   5418 
Mentzelia affinis  E. Greene
Yellow blazing star,  Yellow comet, Yellowcomet
Mentzelia affinis
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
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Mentzelia affinis
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Mentzelia affinis
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Mentzelia affinis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Mentzelia affinis
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Mentzelia
Foothill Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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