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Petalonyx nitidus
shinyleaf sandpaperplant Blazing-star Family
Petalonyx nitidus Loasaceae
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common names
  shinyleaf sandpaperplant
  smooth sandpaper plant
  shinyleaf sandpaper plant
accepted scientific name
  Petalonyx nitidus S. Watson
rules for finding collection records
  Petalonyx nitidus (293)
family name
  Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Steve Matson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .4 to .8 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of March thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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