Calflora
Taxon  Report   5438 
Mentzelia oreophila  J. Darl.
Argus blazingstar,  Mountain loving blazing star
Mentzelia oreophila
© 2005 Steve Matson
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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, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Mentzelia oreophila
© 2006 James M. Andre
Family: LOASACEAE  
Genus: Mentzelia
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Mentzelia leucophylla
More information about  Mentzelia oreophila
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MEOR3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 18, 2018).

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