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Mentzelia albicaulis  (Douglas ex Hook.) Douglas ex Torr. & A. Gray
Taxonomic Serial No.: 503757

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Acrolasia albicaulis (Hook.) Rydb.
    Mentzelia gracilis (Rydb.) H.J. Thomps. & F.H. Lewis
    Mentzelia mojavensis H.J. Thomps. & Roberts
    Mentzelia albicaulis var. albicaulis (Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray
    Mentzelia albicaulis var. ctenophora (Rydb.) H. St. John
    Mentzelia albicaulis var. gracilis (Rydb.) J. Darl.
    Mentzelia albicaulis var. tenerrima (Rydb.) H. St. John
    Trachyphytum gracile Nutt.
    Acrolasia gracilis Rydb.
    Mentzelia gracilis Urb. & Gilg.
  Common Name(s): white-stemmed evening-star [English]
    whitestem blazingstar [English]
    whitestem stickleaf [English]
    white blazingstar [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyLoasaceae  – loasa  
                               GenusMentzelia L. – stickleaf, blazingstar  
                                  SpeciesMentzelia albicaulis (Douglas ex Hook.) Douglas ex Torr. & A. Gray – white-stemmed evening-star, whitestem blazingstar, whitestem stickleaf, white blazingstar  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Loasaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Mentzelia albicaulis   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Mentzelia albicaulis   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Mentzelia albicaulis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Notice of Finding on 6 Petitions   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 49, no. 136   
  Page(s): 28583-28585   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Mentzelia albicaulis, white-stemmed evening-star [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  



  Comment: US ESA: Petition to list as threatened not substantial and requested action not warranted according to 90-day petition finding, as published in Federal Register Volume 49, Number 136, Pages 28583 - 28585, July 13, 1984  



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