Taxon  Report   5421    
Mentzelia crocea  Kellogg
Saffron blazing star,  Sierra blazingstar
Mentzelia crocea
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Mentzelia crocea
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Mentzelia crocea, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Mentzelia crocea
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Genus: Mentzelia
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Mentzelia lindleyi ssp. crocea
More information about  Mentzelia crocea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 22, 2019).