Taxon  Report   5439    
Mentzelia pectinata  Kellogg
San joaquin blazing star,  San joaquin blazingstar
Mentzelia pectinata
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Mentzelia pectinata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Mentzelia pectinata
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Mentzelia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mentzelia gracilenta var. pectinata
More information about  Mentzelia pectinata
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 16, 2019).