Taxon  Report   11325    
Amsinckia retrorsa  Suksd.
Rigid fiddleneck
Amsinckia retrorsa
© 2017 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Amsinckia retrorsa
© 2017 Keir Morse
Amsinckia retrorsa
© 2017 Keir Morse
Amsinckia retrorsa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Amsinckia retrorsa
© 2017 Keir Morse
Genus: Amsinckia
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Amsinckia helleri
ICPN: Amsinckia parviflora
More information about  Amsinckia retrorsa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).