Sand Lily

LATIN NAME
Mentzelia decapetala

LONGEVITY
Annual

SEASON
Warm

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Other common names, “Ten-petal blazingstar”, “Mentzelia”, and “Stickleaf”.
• Growth 1 to 3 feet tall.
• Flowers June to September.
• Leaves, stem and fruit are covered with minute hooked hairs that cling so tightly to clothing or fur that they can be quite difficult to remove. The much branched stem is whitish in color and has a large taproot.
• Adapted to dry, rough hillsides, and steep banks.

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