Taxon  Report   5426 
Mentzelia hirsutissima  S. Watson
Hairy blazingstar,  Hairy stickleaf
Mentzelia hirsutissima
© 2010 Jasmine J. Watts
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Mentzelia hirsutissima
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Mentzelia hirsutissima
© 2012 Andrew Borcher
Mentzelia hirsutissima, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Mentzelia hirsutissima var. stenophylla
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Mentzelia hirsutissima
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Genus: Mentzelia
Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Mentzelia hirsutissima var. stenophylla
More information about  Mentzelia hirsutissima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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