Taxon  Report   324 
Amsinckia lunaris  J.F. Macbr.
Bent flowered fiddleneck,  Bentflower fiddleneck
Amsinckia lunaris
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Amsinckia lunaris
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Amsinckia lunaris
© 2012 Vernon Smith
Amsinckia lunaris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Amsinckia lunaris
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Amsinckia
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Amsinckia longifolia
More information about  Amsinckia lunaris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2016).

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