Calflora
Taxon  Report   11154    
Amsinckia furcata  Suksd.
Forked fiddleneck
Amsinckia furcata
© 2017 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Amsinckia furcata
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Amsinckia furcata
© 2017 Keir Morse
Amsinckia furcata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Amsinckia furcata
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Amsinckia
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Amsinckia vernicosa var. furcata

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Amsinckia vernicosa var. furcata
More information about  Amsinckia furcata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMVEF)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Dec 18, 2018).