University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: UCR0037403
Occurrence ID (GUID): UCR-BPS-279680
Secondary Catalog #: UCR-279680
Taxon: Mentzelia nitens Greene
Family: Loasaceae
Collector: Ann Howald   3564   
Date: 2016-05-05
Verbatim Date: 2016-5-5
Locality: United States, California, Mono, Volcanic Tableland, Gorge Road, c. 2.1 miles north of intersection with Hwy 395
37.46644  -118.56186
Verbatim Coordinates: T5S R31E sec34
Elevation: 1574 meters (5163ft)
Habitat: Gravelly flat in Bishop tuff formation, with Atriplex canescens, Coleogyne ramosissima, Psorothamnus arborescens, Grayia spinosa, Krascheninnikovia lanata, Tetradymia glabrata, Cryptantha nevadensis, C. pterocarya, Centrostegia thurberi, Pectocarya setosa, etc.
Notes: Annual herb, corollas golden yellow. Abundant in open sites.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 1695543
Record ID: df01eb1c-effb-4001-b3a6-00a873878ef3
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Sanders (
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