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Scyphanthus elegans
monjita Blazing-star Family
Scyphanthus elegans Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
  •monjita
accepted scientific name
  •Scyphanthus elegans Sweet
rules for finding collection records
  •Scyphanthus elegans (25)
  •Scyphanthus stenocarpus (5)
family name
  •Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Michael G. Simpson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.2 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Compound
Plant Observed beginning of October thru end of February

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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