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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Mentzelia involucrata S. Watson
White-bract Stickleaf, Whitebract blazingstar
Loasaceae (Blazingstar Family)
USDA Symbol: MEIN5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A low leafy plant with satiny white stems and narrow, translucent, pale yellow flowers at branch ends.
This spring wildflower has distinctive showy, whitish bracts.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
, NV Native Distribution:
Southeastern California, western Arizona, and northwestern Mexico. Native Habitat:
Dry desert hillsides, flats, and washes.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff