Calflora
Taxon  Report   5436    
Mentzelia nitens  Greene
Shining blazing star,  Shining blazingstar, Venus blazing star
Mentzelia nitens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Bloom Period
Family: LOASACEAE  
Genus: Mentzelia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mentzelia nitens var. nitens
More information about  Mentzelia nitens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MENI2)


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: Oct 19, 2019).