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Douglas' Fiddleneck

Amsinckia douglasiana

Description:

flowering bush approx 2ft tall, less than a foot wide. Tall slender green stalks unfurl at the tip as they grow (like tiny cinnamon rolls) Leaves are tiny - the size of oregano or thyme. New growth/flower buds are covered in downy white hairs. Flowers have five rounded petals and are lemon yellow with a darker yellow to brown center. Flowers they are slightly larger than the leaves.

Habitat:

A grassy field mingled with wild radishes


1 Species ID Suggestions

Douglas' Fiddleneck
Amsinckia douglasiana Calflora: Amsinckia douglasiana


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JenniferMonaghan
Spotted by
JenniferMonaghan

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.95, Long: -117.02

Spotted on Apr 20, 2011
Submitted on Apr 20, 2011

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