Taxon  Report   5438 
Mentzelia oreophila  Darl
Argus blazingstar,  Mountain loving blazing star
Mentzelia oreophila
© 2006 James M. Andre
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Mentzelia oreophila
© 2005 Steve Matson
Mentzelia oreophila
© 2010 James M. Andre
Mentzelia oreophila, 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 oreophila
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Mentzelia
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Mentzelia leucophylla
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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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