Calflora
Taxon  Report   329    
Amsinckia spectabilis  Fisch. & C. A. Mey.
Seaside amsinckia,  Seaside fiddleneck, Woolly breeches
Amsinckia spectabilis, 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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Bloom Period
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Amsinckia
Subspecies and Varieties:

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Amsinckia scouleri
PLANTS: Amsinckia spectabilis var. bracteosa
PLANTS: Amsinckia spectabilis var. nicolai
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More information about  Amsinckia spectabilis

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2020).