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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Amsinckia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Amsinckia grandiflora (A. Gray) Kleeb. ex Greene.
Leaf: linear to narrow-ovate. Flower: calyx lobes unequal in width, 2--4 from fusion below middle, notched at tip, hairs brown; corolla 14--20 mm, tube 20-veined near base, limb 10--15 mm diam, red-orange. Fruit: 3--4 mm, +- brown, smooth, shiny, abaxial longitudinal ridges 3. Chromosomes: 2n=12.
Ecology: Grassy slopes; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: nw SnJV (w San Joaquin Co.; presumed extinct in Contra Costa Co.). Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Heterostylous.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Amsinckia furcata
Next taxon: Amsinckia intermedia
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders 2017. Amsinckia grandiflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=13130, accessed on April 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 28, 2017.