Taxon  Report   5419    
Mentzelia albicaulis  (Douglas) Douglas ex Torr. & A. Gray
Small flowered blazing star,  White stemmed blazing star, White stemmed stickleaf, Whitestem blazingstar
Mentzelia albicaulis
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Mentzelia albicaulis
© 2004 James M. Andre
Mentzelia albicaulis
© 2004 James M. Andre
Mentzelia albicaulis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Mentzelia albicaulis
© 2016 Richard Spjut
Genus: Mentzelia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Acrolasia albicaulis
PLANTS: Acrolasia gracilis
PLANTS: Mentzelia albicaulis var. ctenophora
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More information about  Mentzelia albicaulis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).