Taxon  Report   5423    
Mentzelia dispersa  S. Watson
Bushy blazingstar,  Nada stickleaf, Scattered blazing star
Mentzelia dispersa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Mentzelia
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Mentzelia dispersa var. compacta
JEF: Mentzelia dispersa var. dispersa
JEF: Mentzelia dispersa var. latifolia
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More information about  Mentzelia dispersa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Nov 21, 2019).