Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13458 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Mentzelia dispersa S. Watson
Common name   bushy blazingstar
F.N. Folks   176  
Coll. Date 18 June 1962 
United States
Uintah County
Locality [none]
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 13'  18" N, 109° 41'  43" W
Township Range T7S R2OE S86  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Mentzelia dispersa S. Wats.

Common Name(s): bushy blazingstar, Nevada blazingstar, scattered blazingstar.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503769, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Violales
                                Family: Loasaceae
                                    Genus: Mentzelia
                                        Species: Mentzelia dispersa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13458s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03904s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07515s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08846s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11141s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ouray Park (Flat) Uintah County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 4862  Pelican Lake 
Pelican Lake Campground (Locale) Uintah County, UT 1.4 mi. S 4817  Pelican Lake 
Silvestre Overlook (Cliff) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 5187  Pelican Lake 
Brough Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 5069  Vernal SW 
Brough Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 5069  Vernal SW 
Pelican Lake (Lake) Uintah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 4800  Pelican Lake 
Pelican Lake (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. S 4800  Pelican Lake 
Pelican Lake Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. S 4800  Pelican Lake 
Leota (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 4813  Pelican Lake 
Lake Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 4.8 mi. S 4787  Pelican Lake 
Wissiup Ditch (Canal) Uintah County, UT 5.1 mi. S 4689  Pelican Lake 
Ouray Park Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 5.8 mi. NW 5109  Fort Duchesne 


Taxon Links for species Mentzelia dispersa  S. Watson

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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