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Amsinckia lycopsoides (Tarweed fiddleneck)
Reveal, James L.

Amsinckia lycopsoides

Amsinckia lycopsoides Lehm.

Tarweed Fiddleneck, Bugloss Fiddleneck

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Synonym(s): Amsinckia barbata, Benthamia lycopsoides


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: To about 2 feet tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: CA , CO , CT , ID , IL , MA , MO , MS , MT , ND , NE , NH , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , TX , UT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: BC

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-29
Research By: CBR

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