Taxon  Report   5419 
Mentzelia albicaulis  Hook.
Small flowered blazing star,  White stemmed blazing star, White stemmed stickleaf, Whitestem blazingstar
Mentzelia albicaulis
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Mentzelia albicaulis
© 2009 Keir Morse
Mentzelia albicaulis
© 2004 James M. Andre
Mentzelia albicaulis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Mentzelia albicaulis
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Mentzelia
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Acrolasia albicaulis
PLANTS: Acrolasia gracilis
PLANTS: Mentzelia albicaulis var. ctenophora
PLANTS: Mentzelia albicaulis var. gracilis
PLANTS: Mentzelia albicaulis var. tenerrima
PLANTS: Mentzelia gracilis
PLANTS: Mentzelia mojavensis
PLANTS: Trachyphytum gracile
More information about  Mentzelia albicaulis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 20, 2016).

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