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Mentzelia veatchiana
Mentzelia veatchiana
Photographer: Barry Breckling

ID: 0000 0000 0403 0164 (2003-04-16)

Copyright © 2003 Barry Breckling

  • date of photo  Apr 10, 2003
  • latitude 35.03157   longitude -119.71090   max error distance 23636 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks cannot find road, georeferenced all of Caliente Range
  • location   About a mile up the Caliente Ridge road in the Carrizo Plain National Monument (San Luis Obispo County, California, US)
  • family Loasaceae
  • photo category: Plant - unavailable

  • common names   Yellowcomet, Yellow Comet Stickleaf, Hydra Blazingstar (ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Joshua Brokaw    Sep 13, 2008

    Action: changed name from "Mentzelia affinis" to "Mentzelia veatchiana "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The thickness of the capsules, allowing multiple rows of seeds, indicates that this individual is not M. affinis."

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