Amsinckia douglasiana

Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Asterids Boraginales Boraginaceae Amsinckia

Amsinckia douglasiana flowersDouglas’s Fiddleneck

Seen on the summit of Little Pine Mountain, blooming in late May.

These fiddlenecks look much like any other — except the flowers are about twice as big. There are also common fiddlenecks blooming just below the summit (or were in May 2014) and the transition between the two is quite obvious.

Amsinckia douglasiana plant

Amsinckia douglasiana plant

Amsinckia douglasiana flowers

Amsinckia douglasiana flowers

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