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Andrenidae  Andrena @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Andrena auricoma @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Megandrena enceliae @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Megandrena mentzeliae @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Perdita @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Perdita atrata @ UCRC_ENT (6)

Perdita bicuspidariae @ UCRC_ENT (5)

Perdita holoxantha @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Perdita kiowi @ UCRC_ENT (18)

Perdita koebelei @ UCRC_ENT (19)

Perdita lunulata @ UCRC_ENT (30)

Perdita mentzeliae @ AMNH_BEE (54); UCRC_ENT (71)

Perdita mentzeliarum @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Perdita nigridia @ UCRC_ENT (18)

Perdita punctifera @ UCRC_ENT (20)

Perdita stathamae @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Perdita wootonae @ UCRC_ENT (7)
Apidae  Anthophora exigua @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Anthophora salazariae @ LACM_ENTB (2)

Bombus bifarius @ EMEC_JPS__JPS (1)

Bombus centralis @ EMEC (3)

Bombus fervidus @ UCRC_ENT (1)

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Ceratina nanula @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Ceratina pacifica @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Exomalopsis solidaginis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Melissodes communis @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Colletidae  Colletes wootoni @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Hylaeus mesillae @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon angelicus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Conanthalictus mentzeliae @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum semicaeruleum @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Lasioglossum sisymbrii @ AMNH_BEE (1)

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Megachile onobrychidis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile sp_texana_species_group @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Osmia @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Melittidae  Hesperapis @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Hesperapis mentzeliae @ UCRC_ENT (3)
Melyridae  Asydates explanatus @ UCIS (11)
Miridae  Hoplomachidea consors @ AMNH_ENT (2)

Hoplomachus affiguratus @ AMNH_IZC (1)
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Mentzelia L.
blazingstar


General Information
Symbol: MENTZ
Group: Dicot
Family: Loasaceae
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Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
PR   N
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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Violales
Family Loasaceae – Loasa family
Genus Mentzelia L. – blazingstar

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 73 species of Mentzelia . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia affinis</i>
Greene
Mentzelia affinis
yellowcomet Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia albescens</i>
(Gillies & Arn.) Griseb.
Mentzelia albescens
wavyleaf blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia albicaulis</i>
(Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray
Mentzelia albicaulis
whitestem blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia argillicola</i>
N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren
Mentzelia argillicola
Pioche stickleaf Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia argillosa</i>
J. Darl.
Mentzelia argillosa
Arapien blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia aspera</i>
L.
Mentzelia aspera
tropical blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia asperula</i>
Wooton & Standl.
Mentzelia asperula
Organ Mountain blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia candelariae</i>
H.J. Thomp. & Prigge
Mentzelia candelariae
Candelaria blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia canyonensis</i>
J.J. Schenk, W.C. Hodgs., & L. Hufford
Mentzelia canyonensis
Grand Canyon blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia chrysantha</i>
Engelm. ex Brandegee
Mentzelia chrysantha
gold blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia collomiae</i>
C.M. Christy
Mentzelia collomiae
Sunset Crater blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia congesta</i>
Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
Mentzelia congesta
united blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia conspicua</i>
T.K. Todsen
Mentzelia conspicua
Rio Chama blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia crocea</i>
Kellogg
Mentzelia crocea
Sierra blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia cronquistii</i>
H.J. Thomp. & Prigge
Mentzelia cronquistii
Cronquist's blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia decapetala</i>
(Pursh ex Sims) Urb. & Gilg ex Gilg
Mentzelia decapetala
tenpetal blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia densa</i>
Greene
Mentzelia densa
Royal Gorge blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia desertorum</i>
(Davidson) H.J. Thomp. & Roberts
Mentzelia desertorum
desert blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia dispersa</i>
S. Watson
Mentzelia dispersa
bushy blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia eremophila</i>
(Jeps.) H.J. Thomp. & Roberts
Mentzelia eremophila
pinyon blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia floridana</i>
Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
Mentzelia floridana
poorman's patch Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia goodrichii</i>
Thorne & S.L. Welsh
Mentzelia goodrichii
Goodrich's blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia gracilenta</i>
Torr. & A. Gray
Mentzelia gracilenta
grass blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia hirsutissima</i>
S. Watson
Mentzelia hirsutissima
hairy blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia hualapaiensis</i>
J.J. Schenk, W.C. Hodgs., & L. Hufford
Mentzelia hualapaiensis
Hualapai blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia humilis</i>
(A. Gray) J. Darl.
Mentzelia humilis
gypsum blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia incisa</i>
Urb. & Gilg
Mentzelia incisa
streambank blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia involucrata</i>
S. Watson
Mentzelia involucrata
whitebract blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia inyoensis</i>
Prigge
Mentzelia inyoensis
Inyo blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia isolata</i>
Gentry
Mentzelia isolata
isolated blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia jonesii</i>
(Urb. & Gilg) H.J. Thomp. & Roberts
Mentzelia jonesii
Jones' blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia laciniata</i>
(Rydb.) J. Darl.
Mentzelia laciniata
cutleaf blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia laevicaulis</i>
(Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray
Mentzelia laevicaulis
smoothstem blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia leucophylla</i>
Brandegee
Mentzelia leucophylla
Ash Meadows blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia lindheimeri</i>
Urb. & Gilg
Mentzelia lindheimeri
Lindheimer's blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia lindleyi</i>
Torr. & A. Gray
Mentzelia lindleyi
Lindley's blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia linearifolia</i>
N.D. Atwood & S.L. Welsh
Mentzelia linearifolia
narrow-leaved blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia marginata</i>
(Osterh.) H.J. Thomp. & Prigge
Mentzelia marginata
Colorado blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia memorabilis</i>
N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren
Mentzelia memorabilis
September 11 stickleaf Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia mexicana</i>
H.J. Thomp. & Zavort.
Mentzelia mexicana
Mexican blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia micrantha</i>
(Hook. & Arn.) Torr. & A. Gray
Mentzelia micrantha
San Luis blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia mollis</i>
M. Peck
Mentzelia mollis
soft blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia monoensis</i>
J.M. Brokaw & L. Hufford
Mentzelia monoensis
Mono Craters blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia montana</i>
(Davidson) Davidson
Mentzelia montana
variegated-bract blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia multicaulis</i>
(Osterh.) A. Nelson ex J. Darl.
Mentzelia multicaulis
manystem blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia multiflora</i>
(Nutt.) A. Gray
Mentzelia multiflora
Adonis blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia nitens</i>
Greene
Mentzelia nitens
shining blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia nuda</i>
(Pursh) Torr. & A. Gray
Mentzelia nuda
bractless blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia obscura</i>
H.J. Thomp. & Roberts
Mentzelia obscura
Pacific blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia oligosperma</i>
Nutt. ex Sims
Mentzelia oligosperma
chickenthief Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia oreophila</i>
J. Darl.
Mentzelia oreophila
Argus blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia pachyrhiza</i>
I.M. Johnst.
Mentzelia pachyrhiza
Coahuila blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia packardiae</i>
Glad.
Mentzelia packardiae
Packard's blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia pectinata</i>
Kellogg
Mentzelia pectinata
San Joaquin blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia perennis</i>
Wooton
Mentzelia perennis
perennial blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia polita</i>
A. Nelson
Mentzelia polita
polished blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia pterosperma</i>
Eastw.
Mentzelia pterosperma
wingseed blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia pumila</i>
Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
Mentzelia pumila
dwarf mentzelia Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia reflexa</i>
Coville
Mentzelia reflexa
reflexed blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia reverchonii</i>
(Urb. & Gilg) H.J. Thomp. & Zavort.
Mentzelia reverchonii
Reverchon's blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia rusbyi</i>
Wooton
Mentzelia rusbyi
Rusby's blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia saxicola</i>
H.J. Thomp. & Zavort.
Mentzelia saxicola
El Paso blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia shultziorum</i>
Prigge
Mentzelia shultziorum
Shultz's blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia sinuata</i>
(Rydb.) R.J. Hill
Mentzelia sinuata
leechleaf blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia speciosa</i>
Osterh.
Mentzelia speciosa
jeweled blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia springeri</i>
(Standl.) Tidestr.
Mentzelia springeri
Santa Fe blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia strictissima</i>
(Wooton & Standl.) J. Darl.
Mentzelia strictissima
grassland blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia texana</i>
Urb. & Gilg
Mentzelia texana
Texas blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia tiehmii</i>
N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren
Mentzelia tiehmii
Tiehm's blazing star Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia torreyi</i>
A. Gray
Mentzelia torreyi
Torrey's blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia tricuspis</i>
A. Gray
Mentzelia tricuspis
spinyhair blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia tridentata</i>
(Davidson) H.J. Thomp. & Roberts
Mentzelia tridentata
threetooth blazingstar Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia veatchiana</i>
Kellogg
Mentzelia veatchiana
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Mentzelia sp.
Mentzelia sp.
Stick-leaf
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Charles Webber
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

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Mentzelia
Mentzelia
Blazing Star, Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 0310 0832 [detail]
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Mentzelia
Mentzelia
Blazing Star, Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 0310 0833 [detail]
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton

Mentzelia
Mentzelia
Blazing Star, Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 0310 0834 [detail]
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton

Mentzelia
Mentzelia
Blazing Star, Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 0310 0835 [detail]
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton

Mentzelia
Mentzelia
Blazing Star, Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 0310 0836 [detail]
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton

Mentzelia adhaerens
Mentzelia adhaerens
Baja Stickleaf, Pega-pega
ID: 0000 0000 1015 2119 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Mentzelia adhaerens
Mentzelia adhaerens
Baja Stickleaf, Pega-pega
ID: 0000 0000 1015 2120 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Mentzelia adhaerens
Mentzelia adhaerens
Baja Stickleaf, Pega-pega
ID: 0000 0000 1215 0720 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Mentzelia adhaerens
Mentzelia adhaerens
Baja Stickleaf, Pega-pega
ID: 0000 0000 1215 0721 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Mentzelia adhaerens
Mentzelia adhaerens
Baja Stickleaf, Pega-pega
ID: 0000 0000 1215 1825 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Mentzelia adhaerens
Mentzelia adhaerens
Baja Stickleaf, Pega-pega
ID: 0000 0000 1215 1826 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Mentzelia adhaerens
Mentzelia adhaerens
Baja Stickleaf, Pega-pega
ID: 0000 0000 1215 1827 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Mentzelia adhaerens
Mentzelia adhaerens
Baja Stickleaf, Pega-pega
ID: 0000 0000 1215 1828 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Mentzelia adhaerens
Mentzelia adhaerens
Baja Stickleaf, Pega-pega
ID: 0000 0000 1215 1829 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia affinis
Hydra Stick-leaf
ID: 8120 3181 4573 0121 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia affinis
Hydra Stick-leaf
ID: 8120 3181 4573 0122 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia affinis
Blazing Star
ID: 6205 3041 0701 0008 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia affinis
Yellowcomet
ID: 0000 0000 0206 0614 [detail]
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF

Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia affinis
Yellowcomet
ID: 0000 0000 0206 0615 [detail]
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF

Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia affinis
Yellowcomet
ID: 0000 0000 0206 0616 [detail]
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF

Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia affinis
Yellowcomet
ID: 0000 0000 1008 0816 [detail]
© 2008 Neal Kramer

Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia affinis
Yellowcomet
ID: 0000 0000 1008 0817 [detail]
© 2008 Neal Kramer

Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia affinis
Yellowcomet
ID: 0000 0000 1210 1231 [detail]
© 2010 Neal Kramer

Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia affinis
Yellowcomet
ID: 0000 0000 1210 1232 [detail]
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