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Mentzelia lindleyi, commonly known as golden bartonia, Lindley's blazingstar, evening star, or blazing star, is an annual wildflower of western North America.
Mentzelia lindleyi grows to 1–3 feet (0.30–0.91 m) tall.
The plant produces bright yellow flowers, 3 inches in diameter, with five petals. One plant may have 25-35 flowers.
As an annual wildflower, Mentzelia lindleyi is cultivated as an ornamental plant in traditional flower beds, drought tolerant and habitat gardens, and desert rock gardens. It is a pollinator plant in wildlife gardens. The plant prefers sandy soil in gardens.
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