Taxon  Report   330    
Amsinckia spectabilis  Fisch. & C. A. Mey.  var. microcarpa  (Greene) Jeps. & Hoover
Small fruit seaside fiddleneck
Amsinckia spectabilis var. microcarpa
© 1997 Christopher L. Christie
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Amsinckia spectabilis var. microcarpa
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Amsinckia spectabilis var. microcarpa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Amsinckia spectabilis var. microcarpa
© 1997 Christopher L. Christie
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

More information about  Amsinckia spectabilis var. microcarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).