Taxon  Report   5427 
Mentzelia involucrata  S. Watson
Bracted blazing star,  Sand blazing star, Whitebract blazingstar
Mentzelia involucrata
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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Mentzelia involucrata
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Mentzelia involucrata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Mentzelia involucrata, 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.

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Mentzelia involucrata
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
Genus: Mentzelia
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Mentzelia involucrata var. megalantha
ICPN: Mentzelia involucrata var. involucrata
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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: Jun 18, 2018).

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