Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii
Amsinckia menziesii (Lehm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. var. menziesii
Boraginaceae (Borage Family)
Synonym(s): Amsinckia hispida, Amsinckia idahoensis, Amsinckia micrantha, Amsinckia parviflora, Amsinckia retrorsa, Amsinckia rugosa, Echium menziesii
USDA Symbol: AMMEM2
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
BenefitUse Food: Seeds harvested for food by indigenous peoples.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Honey Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
BibliographyBibref 1218 - Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Natural Resources (2006) Anderson, M. Kat
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-10-20
Research By: TWC Staff