Calflora
Taxon  Report   324    
Amsinckia lunaris  J. F. Macbr.
Bent flowered fiddleneck,  Bentflower fiddleneck
Amsinckia lunaris
© 2015 Aaron Schusteff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Amsinckia lunaris
© 2012 Vernon Smith
Amsinckia lunaris
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Amsinckia lunaris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Amsinckia lunaris
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Amsinckia
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Amsinckia anomala
ICPN: Amsinckia cinerea
ICPN: Amsinckia disjuncta
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More information about  Amsinckia lunaris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMLU)

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).

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