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Muller, Thomas L.
Mentzelia multiflora (Nutt.) A. Gray
Adonis blazingstar, Blazing star, Prairie stickleaf
Loasaceae (Blazingstar Family)
USDA Symbol: MEMU3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
This plant, 2–2 1/2 feet tall, has many branches and shiny white stems. It is noted for its rough, sticky foliage covered with hairs with minute barbs; hence the common name stickleaf. The flowers, about 2 inches in diameter, open in the late afternoon and close in the morning. They usually have 10 yellow petals with many long stamens.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Biennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Record Last Modified: 2011-08-25
Research By: TWC Staff