Taxon  Report   5420 
Mentzelia congesta  Torrey & A. Gray
Clustered blazing star,  United blazingstar
Mentzelia congesta
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Mentzelia congesta
© 2006 Steve Matson
Mentzelia congesta
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Mentzelia congesta, 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 congesta
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Mentzelia
Creosote Bush Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Mentzelia congesta var. davidsoniana
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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 23, 2016).

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