Calflora
Taxon  Report   5441    
Mentzelia pterosperma  Eastw.
Wing seed blazing star,  Wingseed blazingstar
Mentzelia pterosperma, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(17 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: LOASACEAE  
Genus: Mentzelia

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Nuttallia pterosperma
More information about  Mentzelia pterosperma

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 26, 2020).