[The Blazingstar Family East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bush Mentzelia, Bushy Blazing-star, Small-flowered Mentzelia

Mentzelia dispersa

Synonyms: Mentzelia dispersa var. compacta, Mentzelia dispersa var. dispersa, Mentzelia dispersa var. latifolia, Mentzelia dispersa var. obtusa

Bush Mentzelia, Bushy Blazing-star, Small-flowered Mentzelia: Mentzelia dispersa (Synonyms: Mentzelia dispersa var. compacta, Mentzelia dispersa var. dispersa, Mentzelia dispersa var. latifolia, Mentzelia dispersa var. obtusa)

Bushy blazing-star as seen on alkaline slopes along Oregon 218 about 2 miles west of Clarno, OR............May 16, 2010.

Inflorescence of Bush Mentzelia, Bushy Blazing-star, Small-flowered Mentzelia: Mentzelia dispersa (Synonyms: Mentzelia dispersa var. compacta, Mentzelia dispersa var. dispersa, Mentzelia dispersa var. latifolia, Mentzelia dispersa var. obtusa) - Bush Mentzelia, Bushy Blazing-star, Small-flowered Mentzelia: Mentzelia dispersa (Synonyms: Mentzelia dispersa var. compacta, Mentzelia dispersa var. dispersa, Mentzelia dispersa var. latifolia, Mentzelia dispersa var. obtusa) - Stem leaf of Bush Mentzelia, Bushy Blazing-star, Small-flowered Mentzelia: Mentzelia dispersa (Synonyms: Mentzelia dispersa var. compacta, Mentzelia dispersa var. dispersa, Mentzelia dispersa var. latifolia, Mentzelia dispersa var. obtusa)

Additional photos of bushy blazing-star as seen on alkaline slopes along Oregon 218 about 2 miles west of Clarno, OR.........May 16, 2010.

Bush Mentzelia, Bushy Blazing-star, Small-flowered Mentzelia: Mentzelia dispersa (Synonyms: Mentzelia dispersa var. compacta, Mentzelia dispersa var. dispersa, Mentzelia dispersa var. latifolia, Mentzelia dispersa var. obtusa)

Bushy blazing-star as seen on gravelly slopes along the Iron Creek Trail #1351, Wenatchee National Forest..........July 9, 2010.

Paul Slichter