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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Amsinckia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Amsinckia menziesii (Lehm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Stem: decumbent to +- ascending, green to brown, spreading-bristly, branches +- many, from base. Leaf: spreading, green, coarse-hairy to bristly. Flower: calyx lobes 5, +- equal, not fused above base; corolla 4--7 mm, tube +- exserted, tube 10-veined near base, limb 1--3 mm diam, yellow to orange-yellow, generally spotted; stamens attached above middle of tube, anthers generally appressed to stigma; style to throat. Fruit: 2--3.5 mm, +- sharp-tubercled, occasionally ridged. Chromosomes: 2n=34.
Ecology: Shade-tolerant, open, disturbed areas at forest/woodland edges; Elevation: < 1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP, MP; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, Idaho; naturalized in central and eastern United States; also in South America. Flowering Time: May--Jul Note: Homostylous.
Synonyms: Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii; Amsinckia micrantha Suksd.
Unabridged Note: Occurrence in California in need of verification. See note under Amsinckia retrorsa Suksd.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders
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Previous taxon: Amsinckia lycopsoides
Next taxon: Amsinckia retrorsa
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders 2016. Amsinckia menziesii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13145, accessed on September 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 28, 2016.