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Mentzelia nitens Greene
SHINING BLAZINGSTAR
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Mentzelia nitens Greene
shining blazingstar

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General Information
Symbol: MENI2
Group: Dicot
Family: Loasaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Inyo Co., Fish Slough. April 19, 2005. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Inyo Co., Fish Slough. April 19, 2005. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Esmeralda Co., Wildhorse Flat. May 9, 2008. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Esmeralda Co., Wildhorse Flat. May 9, 2008. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Esmeralda Co., Wildhorse Flat. May 9, 2008. Usage Requirements .

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Classification

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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
Species Mentzelia nitens Greene – shining blazingstar

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 1 subspecies of Mentzelia nitens . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Mentzelia nitens</i>
Greene var. <i>
nitens </i>
Mentzelia nitens var. nitens
shining blazingstar

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Number of matches : 36
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Mentzelia nitens%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 7269 3192 9901 0032 [detail]
1999 Larry Blakely

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 7269 3192 9901 0031 [detail]
1999 Larry Blakely

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Venus Blazing Star
ID: 0000 0000 0602 0392 [detail]
© 2002 Christopher L. Christie

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Stick-leaf
ID: 9092 3191 3543 0040 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Venus Blazing Star
ID: 0000 0000 0602 0393 [detail]
© 2002 Christopher L. Christie

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 0505 1176 [detail]
2005 Larry Blakely

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
ID: 0000 0000 0408 2241 [detail]
© 2008 Steve Matson

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
ID: 0000 0000 0408 2242 [detail]
© 2008 Steve Matson

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
ID: 0000 0000 0408 2243 [detail]
© 2008 Steve Matson

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
ID: 0000 0000 0408 2244 [detail]
© 2008 Steve Matson

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
ID: 0000 0000 0408 2245 [detail]
© 2008 Steve Matson

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
ID: 0000 0000 0408 2246 [detail]
© 2008 Steve Matson

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
ID: 0000 0000 0409 0250 [detail]
© 2009 Steve Matson

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
ID: 0000 0000 0409 0251 [detail]
© 2009 Steve Matson

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazing Star
ID: 6666 6666 1009 0032 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2009 California Academy of Sciences

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 1209 2182 [detail]
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 1209 2183 [detail]
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 1209 2184 [detail]
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 1110 1017 [detail]
© 2010 Neal Kramer

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 1110 1018 [detail]
© 2010 Neal Kramer

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 1110 1019 [detail]
© 2010 Neal Kramer

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 1110 1020 [detail]
© 2010 Neal Kramer

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 1110 1021 [detail]
© 2010 Neal Kramer

Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia nitens
Shining Blazingstar
ID: 0000 0000 1110 1022 [detail]
© 2010 Neal Kramer

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