Taxon  Report   329 
Amsinckia spectabilis  Fischer & C. Meyer
Seaside amsinckia,  Seaside fiddleneck, Woolly breeches

Amsinckia spectabilis
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Amsinckia spectabilis
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Amsinckia spectabilis
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Amsinckia spectabilis, 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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Amsinckia spectabilis
© 2003 Lynn Watson
Genus: Amsinckia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Amsinckia scouleri
PLANTS: Amsinckia spectabilis var. bracteosa
PLANTS: Amsinckia spectabilis var. nicolai
ICPN: Amsinckia diversifolia
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2015).

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