Mentzelia laevicaulis var. laevicaulis
blazing star mentzelia, common blazing star
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Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades, British Columbia to California, east to Montana and Colorado

Habitat: Dry, often rocky or gravelly soil, desert valleys to lower mountains; largely replaced by variety parviflora in valleys east of the ascades

Flowers: July - September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Mentzelia laevicaulis (Douglas) Torr. & A. Gray var. laevicaulis
Publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1(3): 535. 1840.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Mentzelia laevicaulis (Douglas) Torr. & A. Gray var. acuminata (Rydb.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Mentzelia laevicaulis var. laevicaulis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Mentzelia laevicaulis var. laevicaulis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Mentzelia laevicaulis var. laevicaulis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Mentzelia laevicaulis var. laevicaulis photos.

USDA Plants: Mentzelia laevicaulis var. laevicaulis information.

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