Taxon  Report   5421 
Mentzelia crocea  Kellogg
Saffron blazing star,  Sierra blazingstar
Mentzelia crocea
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Mentzelia crocea, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Mentzelia crocea
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Genus: Mentzelia
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Mentzelia lindleyi ssp. crocea
More information about  Mentzelia crocea
Jepson eFlora

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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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