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Sonoran Desert Plants
Mentzelia longiloba J. Darlington v. longiloba (Blazing Star)

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 Mentzelia longiloba J. Darlington v. longiloba

 Mentzelia longiloba J. Darlington v. longiloba

 Mentzelia longiloba J. Darlington v. longiloba

Habitat: sand dunes
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: alternate or basal,simple,lanceolate,toothed,
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Feb. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Loasaceae (stick leaf family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 15. Eudicots: Fagaceae to Lythraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-59: 1-53. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 43 (8.5 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Mentzelia longiloba J. Darlington v. longiloba (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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