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Mentzelia involucrata (White-bract stickleaf)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Mentzelia involucrata

Mentzelia involucrata S. Watson

White-bract Stickleaf, Whitebract Blazingstar

Loasaceae (Loasa 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.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


Native Distribution: Southeastern California, western Arizona, and northwestern Mexico.
Native Habitat: Dry desert hillsides, flats, and washes.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Mentzelia involucrata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Mentzelia involucrata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Mentzelia involucrata


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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