Scientific Name    

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

Family

Boraginaceae

General

This species is has a finer structure than A. intermedia, with smaller flowers.

CI

Encountered on several sites around CI, always in open, sunny habitats.  Sometimes abundant.

References

More on this species at CalFlora.

The Jepson Manual (2012:  454, Amsinckia, by Ronald B. Kelley and Fred R. Ganders).    

Dale (2000:  77).

McAuley (1996:  260).

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Amsinckia menziesii on hillside to the south of University Glen, CI, near the crest (28 March 2008).

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Amsinckia menziesii on top of hill to the north of Sage Hall, CI (20 February 2013).

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Amsinckia menziesii on top of hill to the north of Sage Hall, CI (20 February 2013).

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Amsinckia menziesii on top of hill to the north of Sage Hall, CI (20 February 2013).

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Amsinckia menziesii on top of hill to the north of Sage Hall, CI (20 February 2013).

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Amsinckia menziesii on top of hill to the north of Sage Hall, CI (20 February 2013).

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Amsinckia menziesii on hillside to the south of Camarillo Park airfield area, CI.  Note the tiny white flowers of

Thysanocarpus curvipes in the lower right corner (21 February 2013).