Taxon  Report   5441 
Mentzelia pterosperma  Eastw.
Wing seed blazing star,  Wingseed blazingstar
Mentzelia pterosperma
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
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Mentzelia pterosperma
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
Mentzelia pterosperma, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Mentzelia pterosperma
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
Genus: Mentzelia
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Nuttallia pterosperma
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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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