Taxon: Mentzelia laevicaulis (Douglas) Torr. & A. Gray

 
Genus: Mentzelia
Family: Loasaceae
  Subfamily: Mentzelioideae
Nomen number: 316748
Place of publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1:535. 1840
Name Verified on: 27-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Aug-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 23 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • giant blazingstar  (Source: CalFlora) - English
  • smooth-stem blazingstar  (Source: CalFlora) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

References:

  • CalFlora Database Project CalFlora: a botanical resource for California on the internet (on-line resource). (CalFlora)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • Grellin, J. K. & J. Philpott A reference guide to medicinal plants. 1990 (RefGuide MedPl)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Kindscher, K. Medicinal wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. 1992 (Med Wild Pl Prairie)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Mentzelia laevicaulis (Douglas) Torr. & A. Gray :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image