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Mentzelia  torreyi A.Gray   
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FamilyLOASACEAE
Genus species var.Mentzelia  torreyi A.Gray 
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdahoNevadaOregon
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1200-2000m
Description stems white, scabrous-hirsute, leaves sessile, in outline lanceolate to ovate, 3-5-lobate, middle segment spinose, flowers solitary, axillary, petals 5, 8-10mm long
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationdry, sunny 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
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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