Taxon  Report   5431 
Mentzelia laevicaulis  (Hook.) Torrey & A. Gray
Blazing star,  Giant blazingstar, Smooth stem blazing star, Smoothstem blazingstar
Mentzelia laevicaulis
© 2006 Paul Nutt
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Mentzelia laevicaulis
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Mentzelia laevicaulis, a dicot, is a perennial 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 laevicaulis
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: LOASACEAE  
Genus: Mentzelia
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Mentzelia laevicaulis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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website references from Google

Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MELA2)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 05, 2016).

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