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Distribution by County   5436    
Mentzelia nitens  Greene
Shining blazing star,   Shining blazingstar,   Venus blazing star
Mentzelia nitens is an annual herb that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.

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: 12/02/2022).