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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Amsinckia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Amsinckia tessellata||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Amsinckia tessellata A. Gray var. tessellata
Flower: calyx generally +- white hairy; corolla 8--12 mm, limb 2--6 mm diam, yellow; anthers appressed to stigma.
Ecology: Rocky or sandy soils; Elevation: 50--2280 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNF, Teh, SnJV, SnFrB, SCoR, TR (n slope), GB, D; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Baja California, South America. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun
Synonyms: Amsinckia tessellata var. elegans (Suksd.) Hoover
Unabridged Note: Abundant most years forming dense colonies in DMoj. The problematic occurrence of the distinctive Amsinckia tessellata var. elegans in the Carrizo Plain and western Antelope Valley (western DMoj) areas may represent a hybrid entity +- combining the traits of both listed varieties. S ee Hoover (1970), see Vascular Plants SLO Co. for description and alternative viewpoint.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders
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Previous taxon: Amsinckia tessellata var. gloriosa
Next taxon: Amsinckia vernicosa
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Fred R. Ganders 2017. Amsinckia tessellata var. tessellata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=77020, accessed on March 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 23, 2017.