Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Loasaceae
(Blazing Star Family, Stickleaf Family, Loasa Family)


The Loasaceae have an inferior ovary and the regular flowers have many stamens. The foliage is rough and in some species stings, while in others sticks to clothing readily.

Cevallia sinuata (Stinging Serpent)
Mentzelia albicaulis (Whitestem Stickleaf)
Mentzelia asperula (no common name)
Mentzelia multiflora (Many-flowered Blazingstar)


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