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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Amsinckia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Amsinckia lunaris J.F. Macbr.
Stem: erect, slender. Flower: bilateral; calyx lobes 5, +- equal in width, not fused above base; corolla 7--10 mm, tube bent, 10-veined near base, limb 4--7 mm diam, orange, generally with 2 dark spots. Fruit: 2.5--4 mm, +- sharp-tubercled, occasionally ridged. Chromosomes: 2n=8.
Ecology: Gravelly slopes, grassland, openings in woodland, often serpentine; Elevation: (5)50--800 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, sw ScV, CCo (Marin, Santa Cruz cos.), SnFrB. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Heterostylous, if homostylous then corolla smaller, anthers in upper, lower groups.
Unabridged Note: Collections and historical reports of Amsinckia lunaris occurring in SnJV and adj SNF are most likely heterostylous populations of Amsinckia eastwoodiae.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Amsinckia intermedia
Next taxon: Amsinckia lycopsoides
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders 2017. Amsinckia lunaris, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13139, accessed on February 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 25, 2017.