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Mentzelia laevicaulis var. parviflora (Smoothstem blazingstar)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Mentzelia laevicaulis var. parviflora

Mentzelia laevicaulis (Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray var. parviflora (Douglas ex Hook.) C.L. Hitchc.

Smoothstem Blazingstar

Loasaceae (Loasa Family)

Synonym(s): Mentzelia brandegeei, Mentzelia douglasii

USDA Symbol: MELAP

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
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Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: WA
Canada: BC

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Mentzelia laevicaulis var. parviflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Mentzelia laevicaulis var. parviflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Mentzelia laevicaulis var. parviflora

Metadata

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

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