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Distribution by County   5422    
Mentzelia desertorum  (Davidson) H. J. Thomps. & J. E. Roberts
Desert blazing star,   Desert blazingstar
Mentzelia desertorum is an annual herb that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
Record Count by County

Imperial: 25 Riverside: 19 San Diego: 15
Inyo: 3 San Bernardino: 31

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 12/07/2022).