University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: UCR0037400
Occurrence ID (GUID): UCR-BPS-278718
Secondary Catalog #: UCR-278718
Taxon: Mentzelia nitens Greene
Family: Loasaceae
Collector: Ann Howald   3703   
Date: 2016-05-26
Verbatim Date: 2016-5-26
Locality: United States, California, Mono, Volcanic Tableland, Black Rock Mine Rd, c. 4.6 miles northwest of intersection with Hwy 6
37.70606  -118.47856
Verbatim Coordinates: T3S R32E sec8
Elevation: 1725 meters (5658ft)
Habitat: Gradual northeast-facing slope, sandy-gravelly substrate, Bishop tuff, with Atriplex canescens, Ephedra nevadensis, Tetradymia axillaris, Cylindropuntia echinocarpa, Psorothamnus arborescens, Krascheninnikovia lanata.
Notes: Common annual herb, petals bright yellow. In open sites.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 1695613
Record ID: 0906a726-ff56-4c64-a4f1-34b2a0a91329
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Sanders (
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