Taxon  Report   327 
Amsinckia menziesii  (Lehm.) Nelson & J.F. Macbr.  var. intermedia  (Fischer & C. Meyer) Ganders
Fiddleneck, common fiddleneck, orange flowered Menzies' fiddleneck
Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), Creosote Bush Scrub
Genus: Amsinckia
Parent Record Amsinckia menziesii.
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Amsinckia intermedia
 NOTE: Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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