All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Comet Blazing Star</strong>
<em>Mentzelia pectinata</em>
Gorman, CA
March 22, 2007
I found this flower blooming in a small wash below Grapevine Hill, but I couldn't figure out what it was; the other Blazing Stars that I have seen in Colorad...
Comet Blazing Star
Mentzelia pectinata
Gorman, CA
March 22, 2007
I found this flower blooming in a small wash below Grapevine Hill, but I couldn't figure out what it was; the other Blazing Stars that I have seen in Colorado and Utah were much larger. I finally identified it when I found it in a wildflower book. I took 2 books with me and bought 4 more. Like I said, you can never have enough wildflower ID books! No wonder I am nearly always within just a couple of pounds below the 50-pound baggage limit!


clr: 5-y

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