Calflora
Taxon  Report   325    
Amsinckia lycopsoides  Lehm.
Bugloss fiddleneck,  Tarweed fiddleneck
Amsinckia lycopsoides
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Amsinckia lycopsoides
© 2014 Mike Wood
Amsinckia lycopsoides
© 2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Amsinckia lycopsoides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Amsinckia lycopsoides
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Amsinckia
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Amsinckia barbata
PLANTS: Benthamia lycopsoides
ICPN: Amsinckia ammophila
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More information about  Amsinckia lycopsoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMLY)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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