Calflora
Taxon  Report   5447    
Mentzelia veatchiana  Kellogg
Veatch's blazing star
Mentzelia veatchiana
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mentzelia veatchiana
© 2004 Brent Miller
Mentzelia veatchiana
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Mentzelia veatchiana, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Mentzelia veatchiana
© 2011 Steve Matson
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mentzelia albicaulis var. veatchiana
PLANTS: Mentzelia gracilenta var. veatchiana
More information about  Mentzelia veatchiana
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 (MEVE5)

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: Oct 17, 2018).

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