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Muller, Thomas L.
Mentzelia multiflora (Nutt.) Gray
Adonis blazingstar, Blazing star, Prairie stickleaf
USDA Symbol: memu3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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
AZ , CA , CO , NE , NM , OK , TX , UT , WY USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2011-08-25
Research By: TWC Staff