Amsinckia


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amsinckia

(æmˈsɪŋkɪə)
n
a genus of flowering herb found in Europe and the Americas
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Noun1.Amsinckia - rough annual herbs of Europe and the Americas: fiddlenecks
plant genus - a genus of plants
borage family, Boraginaceae, family Boraginaceae - a widely distributed family of plants distinguished by circinate flowers and nutlike fruit
Amsinckia intermedia, common amsinckia - annual of western United States with coiled spikes of yellow-orange coiled flowers
Amsinckia grandiflora, large-flowered fiddleneck - annual of the western United States having large coiled flower spikes; a threatened species
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Common vegetational alliances at the reserve include Suaeda moquinii Shrubland Alliance (bush seepweed scrub), Allenrollfia occidentalis Shrubland Alliance (iodine bush scrub), Centromadia (pungens) Herbaceous Alliance (tar plant fields), Amsinckia (menziesii, tessellata) Herbaceious Alliance (fiddleneck fields), and Bromus rubens-Schismus (arabicus, barbatus) Semi-Natural Herbaceous Stands (red brome or Mediterranean grass grasslands; Sawyer et al.
Amsinckia tessellata A Not infested Aristida glauca HP Not infested Astragalus spp.
on the development of various floral morphs in Amsinckia spectabilis (Boraginaceae) also indicate that both paedomorphic and peramorphic ontogenies are involved in the derivation of small homostylous flowers from their putative ancestor; namely, populations having large distylous flowers (see section IX.
Cryptic self-incompatibility in Amsinckia grandiflora.