Species Details

Mentzelia inyoensis

Inyo blazing star

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Photo of Mentzelia inyoensis
© 2019 Steve Matson
Photo of Mentzelia inyoensis
© 2019 Steve Matson
Photo of Mentzelia inyoensis
© 2019 Steve Matson
Scientific Name:
Mentzelia inyoensis H.J. Thompson & Prigge
Common Name:
Inyo blazing star
Family: Loasaceae
Element Code: PDLOA032Z0
USDA Plants Symbol: MEIN15
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1B.3 to 1B.1 on 2020-09-17
added to 1B.3 on 2007-02-05
Add Date: 2007-02-05
Date Edited: 2022-12-06
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Oct
Elevation:
1158 - 1980 meters
3800 - 6495 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Carbonate (sometimes)
  • Rocky
Notes:
Threatened by feral herbivores. See Madrono 51(4): 379 (2004) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 10
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 9
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 7
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 10
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), Mono (MNO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Blanco Mtn. (3711842)?, Chalfant Valley (3711853), Dyer (3711861), Laws (3711843)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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