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Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii (Menzies' fiddleneck)
Pisapia, Robert J.

Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii

Amsinckia menziesii (Lehm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. var. menziesii

Menzies' fiddleneck

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Synonym(s): Amsinckia hispida, Amsinckia idahoensis, Amsinckia micrantha, Amsinckia parviflora, Amsinckia retrorsa, Amsinckia rugosa, Echium menziesii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: CA , CO , CT , ID , NC , NV , OR , SC , UT , WA


Use Food: Seeds harvested for food by indigenous peoples.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Honey Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

USDA: Find Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii


Record Last Modified: 2008-10-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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