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spinyhair blazingstar
Mentzelia tricuspis
spinyhair blazingstar Blazing-star Family
Mentzelia tricuspis Loasaceae
common names
  spinyhair blazingstar
  desert blazingstar
  spinyhair stickleaf
accepted scientific name
  Mentzelia tricuspis A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Mentzelia tricuspis (292)
  exclude Mentzelia tricuspis brevicornuta
family name
Image Author: ©2010 Neal Kramer
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .6 to 1.7 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru 2nd week of June

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
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Wikimedia Commons (10)
SEINet (5)
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