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Mentzelia  laevicaulis (Hook.) Torr. & A.Gray   
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FamilyLOASACEAE
Genus species var.Mentzelia  laevicaulis (Hook.) Torr. & A.Gray 
SynonymsBartonia laevicaulis Hook. (basionym)
 Mentzelia acuminata (Rydb.) Tidestr.
 Nuttallia laevicaulis (Douglas) Greene
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.
sagebrush wilding
Description leaves alternate, lower leaves oblanceolate, deeply remotedentate, petiolate, to 15cm long, flowers terminal, petals 25-80mm long, oblong, anthers numerous
Size30-100cm
Colorlemmon yellow
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late spring and in summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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