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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Amsinckia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Amsinckia vernicosa Hook. & Arn.
Stem: (except inflorescence) +- glabrous, glaucous, +- white to pink below. Leaf: glaucous. Flower: calyx lobes unequal in width and reduced to 2--4 from fusion below middle, notched at tip; corolla 8--12 mm, tube 20-veined near base, limb 2--6(8) mm diam, yellow (to orange-yellow). Fruit: 4--6 mm, lanceolate, gray, smooth, shiny, adaxially with a longitudinal slit-like groove, unforked at base, attachment scar hidden. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Uncommon. Generally shaly slopes; Elevation: 50--1400 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNF, w SnJV, SnFrB, SCoR, w WTR, DMoj. Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Homostylous.
Synonyms: Amsinckia vernicosa var. vernicosa
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders
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Previous taxon: Amsinckia tessellata var. tessellata
Next taxon: Anchusa
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders 2016. Amsinckia vernicosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13155, accessed on May 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 29, 2016.