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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Amsinckia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Amsinckia furcata Suksd.
Stem: glabrous to sparse-coarse-hairy, glaucous, +- white to pink below. Leaf: glaucous. Flower: calyx lobes unequal in width, 2--4 from fusion below middle, notched at tip; corolla 12--22 mm, tube 20-veined near base, limb 8--14 mm diam, generally orange, with 5 dark spots. Fruit: 3--4 mm, ovate, +- gray, smooth, shiny, adaxially with longitudinal slit-like groove forked at base, attachment scar hidden. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Semi-barren, loose, shaly slopes; Elevation: 50--1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: w SnJV, SCoRI (Kings Co. n). Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Generally heterostylous, homostylous at southern end of range, Kings Co.
Synonyms: Amsinckia vernicosa var. furcata (Suksd.) Hoover ex Jeps.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Amsinckia eastwoodiae
Next taxon: Amsinckia grandiflora
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders 2017. Amsinckia furcata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13128, accessed on January 18, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 18, 2017.