Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00029768
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7a54bb8a-6fb2-4c83-8239-8d64c4bf74c8
Taxon: Mentzelia nitens Greene
Family: Loasaceae
Determiner: B.A. Prigge (1993)
Collector: Kristin H. Berry   246   
Date: 1966-04-03
Locality: USA, California, Kern, Northwestern Mojave Desert; Hwy 395, 5 miles north of Johannesburg on the east side of the road.
35.4303  -117.672
Verbatim Coordinates: 35 25 49 N 117 40 18 W TRS:
Elevation: 915 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3000 - ft.
Habitat: Roadside.
Associated Species: Phacelia, Desert Candles, Bladderpod, and Desert Trumpet.
Description: Common name: Venus Blazing Star.
Reproductive Condition: Flowering
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Record ID: 7a54bb8a-6fb2-4c83-8239-8d64c4bf74c8
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Kristin H. Berry 2461966-04-03
Catalog Number: DES00029768
GUID: 7a54bb8a-6fb2-4c83-8239-8d64c4bf74c8
Latest Identification: Mentzelia nitens Greene
Identified by: B.A. Prigge1993

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
K.H. Berry 2461966-04-03
Catalog Number: UCR0099706
Latest Identification: Mentzelia eremophila (Jepson) H.J. Thompson & Joyce Roberts
Identified by: B.A. Prigge1993

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