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Amsinckia tessellata (Bristly fiddleneck)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Amsinckia tessellata

Amsinckia tessellata A. Gray

Bristly Fiddleneck

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)


USDA Symbol: AMTE3

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 12-36 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Five petals with red markings in the throat


USA: AZ , CA , ID , MO , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA

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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 on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2013-08-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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