Taxon  Report   5436 
Mentzelia nitens  E. Greene
Venus Blazing Star, shining blazing star, shining blazingstar
Mentzelia nitens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
 

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Mentzelia nitens
© 1999 Larry Blakely
Mentzelia nitens
© 2008 Steve Matson
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Family: LOASACEAE  
Genus: Mentzelia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Mentzelia nitens  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MENI2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 26, 2014).

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