|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Lamiales||Aromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary|
|Family||Boraginaceae||Borages or forget-me-nots|
|Genus||Amsinckia||Fiddlenecks, named for German botanist Wilhelm Amsinck|
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Amsinckia description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.
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(Amsinckia) · 5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park
≈ 9 × 7" (22 × 18 cm) Species not yet identified