Mentzelia lindleyi (Blazing star)

Drought tolerant annual; full sunlight. Large yellow flowers bloom March to June along rocky slopes below 3,000 feet. Performs well on loose slopes such as road cuts, gravel pits, or ditch banks.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Loasaceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: 

Mature Height: 12-48 in.

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Bloom Period: May-June

Annual Precipitation:  in.

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Shade Tolerance:

Elevation: up to 3,000 ft.

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 586,000

Seeding Rate: 1-2 PLS lbs/acre

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VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

Bold - Source Identified selection out of Sherman/Gillman, OR counties.

 


ADDITIONAL LINKS

UDSA PLANTS Profile

USDA PLANTS Plant Guide

Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria