Latin name: Mentzelia reflexa Cov.
  Pronunciation: ment-ZEE-lee-a ree-FLEX-a

  Common name: Reflexed blazing star
  Family: Loasaceae (Loasa)
  Habitat: Coarse rocky slopes to 3000', creosote
  bush scrub, Panamint and Death Valley, occasional
  to San Bernardino Co.

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Mentzelia
  2) reflexa
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