Latin name: Mentzelia albicaulis Hook.
  Pronunciation: ment-ZEE-lee-a al-bi-KAW-lis

  Common name: Whitestem blazing star
  Family: Loasaceae (Loasa)
  Habitat: Desert slopes, gravel fans and washes, 1500'-
  6000', creosote bush and sagebrush scrub, pinyon-
  juniper woodland

  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Mentzelia
  2) albicaulis
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