Calflora
Taxon  Report   309    
Ammi visnaga  (L.) Lam.
Bisnaga,  Toothpickweed
Ammi visnaga
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ammi visnaga
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Ammi visnaga
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Ammi visnaga, a dicot, is an annual or biennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Ammi visnaga
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Ammi
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Visnaga daucoides
More information about  Ammi visnaga
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMVI2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.