Species Details

Mentzelia puberula

Darlington's blazing star

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Scientific Name:
Mentzelia puberula J. Darl.
Common Name:
Darlington's blazing star
Family: Loasaceae
Element Code: PDLOA031F0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.2 on 2010-02-18
Add Date: 2010-02-18
Date Edited: 2022-03-01
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
90 - 1280 meters
295 - 4200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
  • Sandy
Notes:
Possibly threatened by renewable energy development.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 11
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 0 0 0 0 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 8
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 11
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Camp Rock Mine (3411666), Cibola (3311436), Cowhole Mountain (3511518), Dale Lake (3411526), East of Victory Pass (3311573), Gene Wash (3411432), Glamis NW (3211582), Mt. Barrow (3311428), Newberry Springs (3411676), Old Dad Mtn. (3511517), Palo Verde (3311446), Whipple Wash (3411433)
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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