Taxon  Report   5438 
Mentzelia oreophila  Darl
Argus blazingstar, mountain loving blazing star
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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: 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.]
Family: LOASACEAE  
Genus: Mentzelia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Mentzelia puberula
TJM2: Mentzelia leucophylla
 Information about  Mentzelia oreophila  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (MEOR3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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