from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hairy annual herb (Phacelia tanacetifolia) of California, having large pinnately divided leaves and bluish flowers.
  • n. See amsinckia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. hairy annual plant (Phacelia tanacetifolia) of California to Mexico with crowded cymes of small blue to lilac or mauve flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. hairy annual of California to Mexico with crowded cymes of small blue to lilac or mauve flowers


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  • Popular flowers -- California poppy, fiddleneck and lupine -- create spectacular scenes scattered across green rolling hills, filling ravines and flowing down old riverbeds.


  • As she hiked the table top this week, Annee Ferranti, senior environmental scientist with the state, spotted an array of wildflowers - goldfields, fiddleneck, sidalcia, Chinese houses, meadowfoam and many others.


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  • "Be sure to check the local foothills for fiddleneck and mustard.

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    May 25, 2008