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Mentzelia laevicaulis var. laevicaulis
giant blazing-star
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Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Montana, Wyoming, Utah, and Nevada.

Habitat: Dry, often rocky or gravelly soil, desert valleys to lower mountains.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Biennial, Perennial

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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