Taxon  Report   11325 
Amsinckia retrorsa  Suksd.
Rigid fiddleneck
Amsinckia retrorsa
© 2017 Keir Morse
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Amsinckia retrorsa
© 2017 Keir Morse
Amsinckia retrorsa
© 2017 Keir Morse
Amsinckia retrorsa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Amsinckia retrorsa
© 2017 Keir Morse
Genus: Amsinckia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Amsinckia helleri
TJM2: Amsinckia parviflora
More information about  Amsinckia retrorsa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 23, 2018).

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