Amsinckia
amsinckia, fiddleneck, tarweed
6 species
2 subspecies and varieties
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Amsinckia intermediafireweed fiddleneck, Menzie's fiddleneck, rancher's fiddleneck, small-flowered fiddleneck
Origin: Native
Flowers: April - May
Amsinckia lycopsoidesbugloss fiddleneck, tarweed fiddleneck
Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington, with scattered localities west of the crest; east to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Dry, open areas at low elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-July
Amsinckia menziesiiharvest fiddleneck, rigid fiddleneck, rancher's fireweed
Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades in Washington; Washington south to California.
Habitat: Open, dry foothills.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-July
Amsinckia retrorsaharvest fiddleneck, rigid fiddleneck
Origin: Native
Amsinckia spectabilisseaside amsinckia
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California.
Habitat: Coastal dunes or sandy bluffs.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
var. spectabilis – woolly breeches, Scouler's fiddleneck, seaside fiddleneck
Amsinckia tessellatatessellate fiddleneck
Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho, south to New Mexico.
Habitat: Roadsides and dry, open slopes and flats, often in disturbed soil.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
var. tessellata – tessellate fiddleneck