Calflora
Taxon  Report   5431    
Mentzelia laevicaulis  (Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray
Blazing star,  Giant blazingstar, Smooth stem blazing star, Smoothstem blazingstar
Mentzelia laevicaulis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: LOASACEAE  
Genus: Mentzelia
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:
ICPN: Mentzelia laevicaulis var. laevicaulis
More information about  Mentzelia laevicaulis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MELA2)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 16, 2019).