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Pacific blazingstar
Mentzelia obscura
Pacific blazingstar Blazing-star Family
Mentzelia obscura Loasaceae
common name
  Pacific blazingstar
accepted scientific name
  Mentzelia obscura H.J. Thomps. & Roberts
rules for finding collection records
  Mentzelia obscura (510)
family name
Image Author: ©2005 Gary A. Monroe @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.2 to 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 2nd week of February thru 1st week of June

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (11)
SEINet (1)
Michael Charters (1)
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