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Digital Herbaria

Mentzelia oligosperma

Mentzelia oligosperma Nutt. ex Sims

Stick-leaf, Chickenthief

Loasaceae (Loasa Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Mentzelia oligosperma

Chicken-Thief, Stick-Leaf


Location: On median and at curbside at Silicon and Format Dr.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Abundant in full sun and gravelly soil.

Description: Perennial herb to 12" tall. Leaves with barbed hairs. Flowers orange-yellow w/exserted stamens. Fruit a curved capsule.

County: Bexar
Collector: Lottie Millsaps
Collection Date: May 22, 1991
Specimen number: 95

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0163
Accession Date: Jan. 20, 1992
Accession Number: 11

Annotations: SCXRB

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