Patagonia Wildflowers
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Mentzelia scabra
Mentzelia scabra
ñanco Blazing-star Family
Mentzelia scabra Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Mentzelia scabra Kunth
rules for finding collection records
  •Mentzelia scabra (86)
  •Mentzelia chilensis (14)
  •Mentzelia ignea (0)
family name
  • Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2013 Roberto Guller
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers, Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 1.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 2nd week of June

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Fundación R.A. Philippi
Links to Plant Photos
Instituto Darwinion (28)
iNaturalist (13)
Chileflora (5)
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