Calflora
Taxon  Report   326    
Amsinckia menziesii  (Lehm.) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr.
Menzies' fiddleneck,  Small flowered fiddleneck
Amsinckia menziesii
© 2018 Gary McDonald
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Amsinckia menziesii
© 2016 Steven M Norris
Amsinckia menziesii
© 2018 Ken Lunders
Amsinckia menziesii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Amsinckia menziesii
© 2018 Gary McDonald
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Amsinckia
Communities: Valley Grassland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii
ICPN: Amsinckia micrantha
More information about  Amsinckia menziesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMME)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 14, 2018).

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