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Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita)
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Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita)

General: Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita) is a low-growing subshrub with white stems and leaves that are glandular (sticky hairy) and have wavy margins. The flowers are fairly large and yellow.

Polished Blazingstar is a common component of vegetation communities in the in the Upper Sonoran (Mojave Desert Scrub) life zone.

Family: Loasa (Loasaceae).

Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita) Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita)
Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita) Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita)
Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita) Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita)
Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita) Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita)
Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita) Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita)
Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita) Polished Blazingstar (Mentzelia polita)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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