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wavy-leaf blazingstar
Mentzelia albescens
wavy-leaf blazingstar Blazing-star Family
Mentzelia albescens Loasaceae
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English common name
  •wavy-leaf blazingstar
accepted scientific name
  •Mentzelia albescens (Gillies ex Arn.) Benth. & Hook. f. ex Griseb.
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  •Mentzelia albescens (62)
family name
Image Author: Steve R. Turner, MBG
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.5 to 0.85 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of November thru 2nd week of April
Native to central and western Texas

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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