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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Amsinckia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Amsinckia lycopsoides Lehm.
Flower: calyx lobes 5, +- equal in width, not fused above base; corolla 7--11 mm, tube 10-veined near base, constricted in lower 1/2, throat +- closed by 5 well-developed hairy appendages, limb 4--10 mm diam, +- yellow-orange, often with 5 dark spots; stamens attached below constriction in lower 1/3 of tube; style short, included in tube. Fruit: 2.5--3 mm, +- sharp-tubercled, generally not ridged. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Common. Open, grassland, foothill woodland, generally disturbed areas; Elevation: 5--850(1770) m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaRF, SNF, GV, CW, SCo, ChI, PR; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Idaho. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Homostylous. Hybridizes with Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia.
Synonyms: Amsinckia straminea Suksd.
Unabridged Note: Largest flowered populations restricted to northwestern ScV. In California often confused with Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders 2016. Amsinckia lycopsoides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13140, accessed on October 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 24, 2016.