Taxon  Report   327 
Amsinckia menziesii  (Lehm.) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr.  var. intermedia  (Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) Ganders ined.  (not an active name)
Common fiddleneck,  Fiddleneck, Orange flowered menzies' fiddleneck
Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia
© J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan 2007 California Academy of Sciences
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Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia, 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 menziesii var. intermedia
© 2003 Lynn Watson
Genus: Amsinckia
Parent Record Amsinckia menziesii
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), Creosote Bush Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Amsinckia intermedia
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Amsinckia rigida
PLANTS: Amsinckia nana
PLANTS: Amsinckia microphylla
PLANTS: Amsinckia intermedia
PLANTS: Amsinckia intermedia var. echinata
PLANTS: Amsinckia intactilis
PLANTS: Amsinckia echinata
PLANTS: Amsinckia demissa
PLANTS: Amsinckia arizonica
ICPN: Amsinckia californica
ICPN: Amsinckia amplexicaulis
ICPN: Amsinckia abbreviata
NOTE: Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Aug 18, 2018).

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